Sea Plan announced the results of their Northeast 2015 Pilot Party and Charter Vessel Mapping Study in their May/June 2016 newsletter.
The goal of this project was to support regional planning and fisheries management in the area.
Spatial information with catch and effort data was gathered using onboard tablets running SAFIS eTRIPS/Mobile. The study included information from captains in Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York.
SAFIS eTRIPS/moble is a software application created by Harbor Light for the Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program (ACCSP).
Sea Plan also noted that they and the project partners are continuing with an expanded pilot program in 2016.
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