Global Fishing Watch and our research partners have produced the following publications and tools based on the application of our fishing activity data. These research products advance our understanding of fishing activity to better inform policy and market decisions governing fisheries sustainability.
Visalli, ME, BD Best, RB Cabral, WWL Cheung, NA Clark, C Garilao, K Kaschner et al. 2020. Data-driven approach for highlighting priority areas for protection in marine areas beyond national jurisdiction. Marine Policy. 103927. Read the paper
Lynham, J, A Nikolaev, J Raynor, T Vilela, and JC Villaseñor-Derbez. 2020. Impact of two of the world’s largest protected areas on longline fishery catch rates. Nature Communications. 11, 979. Read the paper
Kroodsma, DA, J Mayorga, T Hochberg, N.A. Miller, K Boerder, F Ferretti, A Wilson, B Bergman, T.D. White, B.A. Block, P Woods, B Sullivan, C Costello, B Worm. 2018. Response to Comment on “Tracking the global footprint of fisheries.” Science. 361(6404), eaat7789. Read the response
Dunn, DC, C Jablonicky, GO Crespo, DJ McCauley, DA Kroodsma, K Boerder, KM Gjerde, PN Halpin. 2018. Empowering High Seas Governance with Satellite Vessel Tracking Data. Fish and Fisheries. 19(4), 729-739. Read paper
Jablonicky, C, D McCauley, D Kroodsma, K Boerder, D Dunn. 2016. Satellite tracking to monitor area-based management tools & identify governance gaps in fisheries beyond national jurisdiction. Policy Brief. Nereus Program. Read paper
Robards, MD, GK Silber, JD Adams, J Arroyo, D Lorenzini, K Schwehr, J Amos. 2016. Conservation science and policy applications of the marine vessel Automatic Identification System (AIS)—a review. Bulletin of Marine Science. 92: 75–103. Read paper