Month: July 2013

eCatch spatial fisheries mapping application gets UI enhancements

eCatch spatial fisheries mapping application gets UI enhancements

eCatch is a tool from The Nature Conservancy (TNC) that addresses one of the most difficult aspects of fisheries management: the collection of good fish location data to allow for in-season adaptive management. eCatch addresses this problem using a web-based app for crowd-sourced collection, mapping and sharing of fishing data. Using eCatch on an iPad, fisherman at sea, report areas where they catch overfished species and learn from other...