NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Fisheries Innovation Fund
Project Title: Test Utility of a Buoyless Gear Location Marking Application for Mobile and Fixed Gear Fishers (RI)
Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation
Project ID:

Test the accuracy and utility of an electronic gear location marking application in both mobile and fixed gear fisheries in New England to help refine the buoyless gear marking application. Project will increase the ability of electronic gear location marking to contribute to the reduction of gear conflicts and the transition to ropeless gear to reduce the number of gear entanglements of North Atlantic Right Whales.

Award Amount:
Coastal Rhode Island