Grant Name:

Video-Based Electronic Monitoring Demonstrations

  • Date Awarded:
    Dec 2005
     
  • Amount:
    $491,744
     
  • Term:
    24 months
     
  • Grant ID:
    GBMF959
     
  • Funding Area:
    Environmental Conservation
     
 
 

The Commercial Hook Fishermen's Association is using this grant to align economic incentives with conservation efforts in the Georges Bank Fixed Gear Sector for gillnet fishermen and to implement a video-based electronic monitoring system for bycatch and catch of groundfish and other species. Outcomes for this grant include verification of video-based electronic monitoring for hook & line gear, analysis of video-based electronic monitoring for gillnet and small-mesh gear, and implementation of and increased stakeholder awareness of Georges Bank dedicated access privilege (DAP) programs.

Related Grants

Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance Inc. (5)

date grant program term amount
Apr 2014 Sustainable Fisheries in New England through Community-Based Ecosystem Management Environmental Conservation 24 months $900,000
Jan 2012 Ensuring New England’s Successful Transition to Sustainable Fisheries Environmental Conservation 24 months $677,786
Mar 2010 Ensuring New England’s Successful Transition to Sustainable Fisheries Environmental Conservation 23 months $538,821
Sep 2007 Transitioning New England Fisheries Management to Dedicated Access Privileges (DAPs) Environmental Conservation 28 months $912,953
Dec 2005 Video-Based Electronic Monitoring Demonstrations Environmental Conservation 24 months $491,744

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