About

Capabilities of MRAG Americas, Inc.

We are a US based independent consulting organization dedicated to the responsible, rational and sustainable utilization of aquatic resources.

We focus on improving the ability to manage aquatic ecosystems and the resources and fisheries they support.

We offer a strong analytical basis using state of the art methodologies and novel approaches to underpin advice and recommendations we provide, focused through our 4 client services:

  • Fisheries Technical Division
  • Fishery Certification Division
  • Seafood Sourcing Division
  • Fisheries Monitoring Division

We employ unique highly motivated scientists and specialists with experience based expertise in:

  • aquatic resource assessment, management, economics and monitoring
  • ecosystem, protected area and coastal zone management
  • fisheries and supply-chain certification
  • product traceability
  • socio-economics
  • statistical analyses
  • fisheries observer and electronic monitoring program management
  • government liaison and relations
  • international conservation and management agreements

About MRAG Americas, Inc.

Marine Resources Assessment Group Americas, Inc. shares the global MRAG philosophy of providing the highest level of excellence in independent scientific and technical consulting on the management of aquatic resources.  MRAG is comprised of international specialists whose expertise has been utilized for nearly four decades in designing and implementing integrated resource management systems in over 60 countries.

MRAG Americas, Inc. offers a strong capability to respond rapidly and effectively to needs in the Americas region.

Dr. Andrew Rosenberg, a world renowned expert in renewable resource management, and Director of the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists, is MRAG America, Inc.’s President.  Dr. Graeme Parkes, formerly Deputy Managing Director of MRAG Ltd., is our Executive Vice President.  And Dr. Robert Trumble, formerly of the Pacific Halibut Commission, is our Vice President.  Through collaborations with academic institutions and private organizations worldwide, MRAG’s resources encompass many acclaimed experts in the field.  Multi-disciplinary teams built from our core of expertise provides clients with comprehensive resource management services.

Established in 1996, MRAG Americas, Inc. has offices in:

St. Petersburg, Florida
Essex, Massachusetts
Seattle, Washington
Anchorage, Alaska

We are headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida and registered as a consulting firm with the Department of Commerce (US).

MRAG Americas, Inc. is one of the three companies under MRAG Ltd. in London, UK.  MRAG Ltd. is a leading international company with a historically highly productive project record on integrated resource management systems in marine, estuarine, riverine, and floodplain environments.

MRAG Ltd. is registered with the Department for International Development (UK), European Commission (EC), World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

We are an accredited Conformity Assessment Body of the Marine Stewardship Council.