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Global Fishing Watch offers an interactive online platform that displays fishing activity and other vessel data and tools to help you monitor global fishing patterns. Whether you’re looking for general facts about our organization or specialized information about how to use our platform, we can help you – start by searching below.

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Our video tutorials are designed to help you navigate our interactive online platform and monitor global fishing activity. Don’t find what you need in the videos? Try searching our FAQs or reading our downloadable how-to guides.

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Working with our downloadable public data in R

May 29th, 2019 |

Introduction Global Fishing Watch is committed to increasing the transparency of the world’s fisheries. Open science is a key component of this message and Global Fishing Watch strives to make...

Rhythms of the wild in global fisheries data

May 21st, 2019 |

Eric Galbraith is an ICREA research professor based at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Jerome Guiet is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles. Read their new...

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