ACCSP is pleased to announce the recipients of its FY19 funding awards. Thanks to NOAA Fisheries, ACCSP is able to fund 13 new and ongoing projects submitted by our state and federal partners to improve fisheries data collection and processing on the Atlantic coast. This year’s awards total over $1.6 million.

FY19 Funding Recipients

wdt_ID Partner Project Title Approximate Funding
1 ME DMR Managing Mandatory Dealer Reporting in Maine $214,000
2 ME DMR Portside Commercial Catch Sampling and Comparative Bycatch Sampling for Atlantic Herring, Atlantic Mackerel, and Atlantic Menhaden Fisheries $25,500
3 RI DEM Maintenance and Coordination of Fisheries Dependent Data Feeds to ACCSP from the State of Rhode Island $77,000
4 RI DEM Advancing Fishery Dependent Data Collection for Black Sea Bass in the Southern New England and Mid-Atlantic Region Utilizing Modern Technology and a Vessel Research Fleet Approach $133,000
5 NJ DFW Electronic Reporting and Biological Characterization of New Jersey Commercial Fisheries $164,400
6 SC DNR ACCSP Data Reporting from South Carolina's Commercial Fisheries $168,900
7 ACCSP RTC Supplemental At-Sea Sampling for the Recreational Headboat Fishery on the Atlantic Coast $107,100
8 SEFSC Continued Processing and Aging of Biological Samples Collected from U.S. South Atlantic Commercial and Recreational Fisheries $203,000
9 NC DMF An Updated Economic and Social Analysis of the Commercial Seafood Dealers of North Carolina $19,900
10 ME DMR and MA DMF Collaborative Electronic Tracking Pilot Program in the American Lobster Fishery $19,700

ACCSP’s annual funding process kicks off each May with the release of our RFP. Stay tuned for FY20 RFP announcements!