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Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management

This management approach aims to maintain ecosystems in a healthy, productive, and resilient condition so they can provide the services humans want and need.

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Two aquaculture workers pull a line of kelp out of the water and into their boat, on Seagrove Kelp Co's farm site. Buoy markers are present on the water's surface. Sustainably grown, organic Alaskan kelp is harvested at the Seagrove Kelp Co. farm in Doyle Bay. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jordan Hollarsmith
Carrie Selberg Robinson (front row, right) stands in a crowd holding a shovel at groundbreaking ceremony for Herring River Restoration Project in Cape Cod, MA. Carrie Selberg Robinson (front row, right) at groundbreaking ceremony for Herring River Restoration Project in Cape Cod, MA.