Reports

"A Critique of the National Resource Counil’s Justification for Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs) and A ‘Systems Analysis’ of Their Likely Effects," prepared at the request of Niaz Dorry Greenpeace, U.S. Oceans Campaign by Frederic B. Jennings, Jr., Ph.D., Center for Ecological Economic and Ethical Education (1999)

Authored by Rachel Donkersloot and Courtney Carothers. Published in 2017. This chapter explores how the conservation community has increasingly embraced privatization as a means to promote environmental goals. This so-called neoliberal conservation situates property rights and free-market exchange at the heart of environmental governance. This chapter reveals the false logic behind this approach and provides more holistic solutions to fisheries management.

NOAA's Northeast Regional office releases the northeast groundfish fishery performance report detailing the economic, social and ecological impact of the Catch Share policy.

This is a Greenpeace report published in 1995.

The New England Fisheries Management Council staff produced this report that shows the result of a 10-meeting public scoping process for the Fleet Diversity Amendment, known as Amendment 18.

The Northeast Science Center produced this report in September of 2010. It provides historical data on fleet diversity trends to include changes in boat size, gear type, and geographical distribution of the fleet over time. 

The Northeast Science Center produced this report which includes data on the first year of sector management in New England. It tracks the groundfish fleet performance from May 2010 to April 2011.

Fisheries economist James Wilson and Professor of Oceanography, Marine Biology and Marine Policy, Robert Steneck, both from the University of Maine weigh in finer scale fisheries management.
This booklet is a summary document of the Fleet Vision Project. For more details, please see the full report which can also be found on this page.