Meeting Summary: The purpose of this meeting is to implement a new approach to
collaborative research in which industry partners are expected to contribute
in truly significant ways, not just as a boat for hire. In this way,
fishermen are not only meaningful partners in collaborative research, but
they are proactively involved in the research that should characterize the
science upon which the regulations that govern their livelihoods rely.
The process of enabling Fishermen and scientists to learn how to work effectively
together is an on-going process and one that needs to be periodically