Socioeconomic, Cultural, and Policy Research in the Northeast

We aim to improve regional and national benefits derived from renewable marine resources through socioeconomic research.

crew working with nets on fishing vessel

Fishing vessel crew working on gear.

The Northeast’s social sciences staff conducts economic, social, cultural, and policy research on the use and management of commercial and recreational fisheries, protected species, and marine ecosystems. Socioeconomic studies help to improve the benefits and well-being of communities that depend on marine resources.

report icon  Community Snapshots

map icon  Fishing Footprints

graph icon  Market News Archives

Commercial Fishing  Voices from the Fisheries

Data Tools  Social Indicators

Last updated by Northeast Fisheries Science Center on July 21, 2020