Evaluate electronic monitoring for its ability to improve data quality, consistency, and reduce data collection costs in Alaska's rockfish trawl fishery. Project will utilize existing onboard electronic monitoring systems to develop monitoring protocols in the fishery to verify salmon retention and to quantify halibut and groundfish discards for effective management.
NFWF Grant Profile
Fisheries Innovation Fund
Project Title: Testing Electronic Monitoring on Rockfish Trawl Catcher Vessels in the Central Gulf of Alaska
Alaska Groundfish Data Bank