Fishing: Commercial fishing activity (VTR)
Source: NOAA-NMFS, developed in consultation with Portal Team's commercial fishery advisory group.
Status: Data under development
Contact: Rick Lathrop, Rutgers CRSSA
Notes: Data developed using "Communities at Sea" mapping approach. Draft maps produced and currently under review by fishing industry contacts. Development of additional map layers to address key gaps including state managed fisheries will begin July 2014. Additional potential data sources include NOAA's Vessel Monitoring System, state agency collected data and participatory mapping projects with fishermen.