MFP Goals and Objectives

  • To improve the objective nature of fisheries research and business decisions
  • To offer practical assistance in facilitating dialogue among gear groups and fishery stake-holders
  • To promote research, education, and training within our communities so as to: facilitate collaborative research between fishermen and scientists
  • To improve marine safety
  • To encourage effective co-management of marine ecosystems
  • To promote the use of social, cultural, & economic data for holistic management of New England marine resources