Industry-Funded Scallop (IFS) Observers available from MRAG Americas, Inc.

By August 21, 2018News, Version 2017

Observer Provider Options Expand for Atlantic Sea Scallop Vessels to include MRAG Americas, Inc.

In May 2018, MRAG Americas, Inc. was approved by NOAA Fisheries as a provider company for the IFS program.  The industry-funded sea scallop observer program has been an ongoing requirement under the fishery management plan since 2007.  This NOAA information informs a variety of research and analyses used to develop and evaluate fishery stock condition, discard rates, and management measures.  MRAG Americas began their Atlantic Sea Scallop Observer program in August 2018.

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