The “Improving Net Gains” report was prepared by the Fishing Data Innovation Taskforce, a coalition of experts from the commercial and recreational fishing sectors, seafood industry, conservation community and technology industry and was informed by interviews with former government officials, leaders in the fishing industry and others.
Fishing Data Innovation Taskforce Members
Senior Policy Advisor for Oceans & Coasts
The Nature Conservancy
Bulldog Innovation Group
Founder & President
Taskforce members also wish to acknowledge the contributions of Bill Karp, former Science and Research Director at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center; Erika Feller, Director of Marine and Coastal Conservation at the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation; Eric Schwaab, Vice President of Conservation Programs at the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation; and the facilitation and guidance role of George Chmael and the entire Council Fire team.