Map & Data

Global Fishing Watch’s open-access technology products, datasets, and code accelerate research and innovation and support sustainable ocean management.

Our Map

Our map is the first open-access online platform for visualization and analysis of human activity at sea. 

Carrier Vessel Portal

Our carrier vessel portal pinpoints encounters between vessels, synthesizes fishing authorizations and filters publicly available data to create a picture of vessel risk for management authorities. .

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Marine Manager

Our marine manager portal provides near real-time, dynamic, and interactive data on ocean conditions, biology, and human-use activity to support marine spatial planning, marine protected area design and management, and scientific research.

Datasets and Code

Global Fishing Watch is committed to making as much of its data and code freely available as possible.

Recent Work

A Radar-Illuminated Ocean Reveals Dark Fleets

Satellite radar imagery is lighting up our view of previously unseen fishing patterns around the world Last week, we announced the winners of the xView3 contest to use satellite radar imagery and artificial intelligence to

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