Frame Survey

A Frame Survey is a comprehensive census-based approach designed to gather data on all fishing vessels and gears potentially operating within a specified estimation context. It serves as an inventory list of fishing units at a specific point in time. Typically conducted every two years, this survey provides valuable data on fishing infrastructure, which undergoes relatively slower changes.

The Frame Survey module empowers the designated institution to conduct the survey efficiently using electronic devices, such as smart Android phones or tablets with instant analytics capabilities. By leveraging technology, this module streamlines data collection processes, ensuring accuracy and timeliness in obtaining vital information about the fishing fleet and gear landscape.

Together, Catch Assessment Surveys and the Frame Survey module form a robust foundation for data-driven fisheries management. They equip decision-makers with crucial insights into the state of fisheries resources, allowing for evidence-based policies and strategies that foster sustainable fishing practices and protect fisheries ecosystems.