Links of relevance to GEARNET

Following are suggested links of relevance to the GEARNET project and fishing gear conservation engineering research. This list is by no means intended to be exclusive, and links will be added as the GEARNET network grows, but if you feel we have missed something, please make a recommendation.


Partner research organizations
  Gulf of Maine Research Institute
  Maine Sea Grant
  Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries
  New Hampshire Sea Grant
  Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) Cooperative Research Program
  Rhode Island Sea Grant - Fisheries Extension Program
  School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST), UMASS Dartmouth
  University of New Hampshire
   
Cooperative fisheries research
  Fisheries Gear Research Database maintained by RI Seagrant
  Northeast Consortium Data and reports from past projects
  New England Fisheries Management Council - Research Priorities
   
Literature about fishing gear
  FAO Fishing Technology Fact Sheets
  Report of the ICES-FAO Working Group on Fish Technology and Fish Behaviour (WGFTFB), ICES Fisheries Technology Committee, ICES CM 2008/FTC:02
  New England Trawl Net Designs - an historical overview, by Tim Visel
   
Regional fisheries information
  New England Fisheries Management Council - NE Multispecies page
  NOAA Fishery Management Plan - NE Multispecies Sector Management
  Saving Seafood
 
Networks
  Designing Life, Jack Ricchiuto
  Network Weaving
  Where good ideas come from, by Steven Johnson
 
Fishery Events
  Maine Fishermen's Forum, ME
  New Bedford Working Waterfront Festival, MA