You have reached a temporary beta webpage for the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership's  We are in the process of restructuring the design and expanding the information resources available via, and plan to launch the new, improved website by the end of 2012.  

If you have questions, comments, suggestions, or are keen to be involved with, then please contact Eric Gilman (  
Mock-up of design and layout of the landing page:

[Tabs running across top of page, in the following order, which when executed open to a new 2nd-tier page:]

Landing Page Content

Purpose is an open-source, web-based encyclopedia of fisheries.  The goal of this contributor-based global commons resource is to provide current, accurate, detailed information on marine capture fisheries and access to primary, research-grade resources useful to fisheries scientists, managers, and the seafood industry. thus serves as a vital platform for fisheries scientists to share the latest and best information. Information Resources

1. Search Fisheries:  Comprehensive information on individual fisheries, including:
· The status of target stocks against biological reference points
· Ecosystem impacts, including on populations (due to bycatch removals, etc.) and on habitats, as well as broader effects of fishery removals
· Governance, including monitoring, management controls, surveillance, and enforcement
· Work plan and progress of Fishery Improvement Projects, with a search feature that enables filtering by several parameters, such as by FIP name, NGO catalyzing/coordinating the project, Participant name, seafood product sector, region, management authority, and FIP stage.

2. A metadata catalogue of fishery-dependent datasets.

3. A digital bibliography database and repository for primary sources referenced in profiles.

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To contribute to any of the information resources, CLICK HERE TO REGISTER [Link goes to]. After registering, you will  receive a password that enables you to log in to FisheriesWiki. Once you have registered, log in, and navigate to the page of the resource that you wish to contribute to where further directions on contributing are provided.