Along with increasing transparency and access to information, FishSource aims to facilitate actual improvements in fishing and aquaculture practices and policies. Targeted recommendations are provided for key stakeholders on actions they can take to help improve the situation. The illustration below shows how FishSource information is used as part of an ongoing process to move fisheries and aquaculture along the continuum of sustainability.
We welcome feedback on all FishSource profiles and hope to encourage an open and constructive debate on any of our content. If you believe additional sources should be considered within the profile or we are reporting inaccurate information from an existing source, please let us know. To comment, click on the light pink “Add comment” banner at the top of all new/updated profiles or scroll down to the “Comments” section at the end of any profile. You do not have to be a FishSource registered user and can log in through a choice of platforms. Please provide publicly available sources to support your comments.
Review FishSource content and data for fisheries/aquaculture sources of interest.
Verify content to check for inaccurate or missing information and data. Speak with other stakeholders as needed.
Report any changes and additions needed for an accurate and up-to-date analysis by using the Commenting feature available on all profiles. Once changes are made, start again at Review to ensure the analysis is accurate and up to date.
Agree with relevant stakeholders on the improvements needed in the fishery or aquaculture zone.
Communicate to the fishing/aquaculture industry, government, and supply chain companies (as relevant) the actions that are needed to improve fishing/aquaculture practices and policies.
Monitor changes in fishing/aquaculture practices and policies. Continue the cycle again with Review to ensure any changes are reflected in content and data.