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HEALTHY ECOSYSTEMS

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SUSTAINABLE FISHING

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EDUCATION

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EMERGING ISSUES

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FISHERIES FOR FISHERS INITIATIVE

Ensuring that fishers are engaged and empowered to contribute to the wise management of the region’s marine resources.

ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT

Building capacity in partnership with the region’s Marine Protected Areas managers.

FOUNDED IN 1947

Advancing the goals of sustainable use, wise
management, conservation, and restoration of
marine and estuarine fisheries and resources in
the Region by providing a forum for the exchange
of information and perspectives among
decision-makers, scientists, managers, educators,
resource users, and students.

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GLADDING MEMORIAL AWARD

Peter Gladding was a model of the commercial fisher who became a profoundly influential conservationist. His vision of responsible fisheries management from the industry perspective helped lead to the establishment of the Tortugas Ecological Reserve in Florida. Read mroe about his life and this fitting tribute.

GCFI75

November 7 – 11, 2022

GCFI is pleased to announce that the 75th annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI 75) will be held in-person at Fort Walton Beach, Florida between 7-11 November 2022.

For more information, please visit the GCFI75 Conference Page

The #GCFI75 Abstract Submission Deadline has been extended to 15 August, 2022 (23:59 EST) Abstracts can be submitted via the portal on our webpage: gcfi.org/account/submit… For more info on the conference please see: gcfi.org/gcfi75 pic.twitter.com/llwnKa6mqb