Science & Statistics
In addition, the Council began development of a Citizen Science program that would be housed within the Council. Program development is underway to bring together fishermen, scientists, and managers to work collaboratively on addressing science and data gaps that can be applied in stock assessments and management.
Learn how these components are critical to the Council process below.
Learn more about the science and data collected from our management partners:
- NOAA Fisheries – Southeast Regional Office
- Commercial Annual Catch Limit Monitoring (South Atlantic) - view the current commercial landings
- Recreational Annual Catch Limit Monitoring (South Atlantic) - view the current recreational landings
- NOAA Fisheries - Marine Recreational Information Program - NOAA Fisheries program responsible for counting and reporting marine recreational catch and effort.
Atlantic Coast Cooperative Statistics Program
The Atlantic Coast Cooperative Statistics Program is a cooperative state-federal program that designs, implements, and conducts marine fisheries statistics data collection programs and integrates those data into a single data management system that will meet the needs of fishery managers, scientists, and fishermen