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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.

71ST ANNUAL GCFI

San Andres, Colombia
November 2018

General Information

The 71st Annual conference of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute will be held in San Andres, Colombia in November 2018. Please visit the conference web page for more information.

Conference Theme

CONFERENCE THEME

The theme of the Conference is “TOURISM IN THE CARIBBEAN: CHALLENGES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF FISHERIES AND CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEMS OF THE REGION“.  Check back for more information as it becomes available

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