Created by the NMFS Northeast Science Center

Created by the New England Fishery Management Staff in March 2011.

Created by the NMFS Northeast Regional Office

This guide is to help the public and organizations who are concerned about the environmental effects of federal decision making. It offers ways to participate and get involved in the process. 

Chart created by Daniel Pauly in 2006 that contrasts the impacts of small scale vs. large scale fisheries.