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National Observer Program Fact Sheet

May 27, 2021

Fishery observers collect data from U.S. commercial fishing and processing vessels as well as from shore-side processing plants. The data they collect are used to monitor fisheries, assess fish populations, set fishing quotas, and inform management.

Last updated by Office of Science and Technology on 05/27/2021