Publicly available, large-scale data on different kinds of fishery information.
Click on each one to get directed to a page that explains a bit more about the database and how to use it.
This is the most complete dataset of global fisheries landings from 1950-2015 (with some historical estimates). Data includes large scale fishing, small scale fishing, illegal and unreported fishing, and discarding at sea. The dataset is maintained by Reg Watson of the University of Tasmania.
This database reports, rates, and addresses sustainability of Fishery Improvement Projects (FIPs) around the world. It is maintained by the Hilborn lab at the University of Washington (UW) and Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP).
If you’re curious about general fishery information or the science behind sustainable seafood, check out our comprehensive guide to Sustainable Seafood 101.