The goal is to promote and support policies and actions directed at the conservation, development and management of fishery resources of mutual concern to member states through a coordinated regional approach to research, monitoring nd utilization.
The Statistics Division helps to build sustainable fisheries by collecting, integrating, and disseminating statistics concerning fisheries resources and advancing fisheries prediction capabilities.
To provide scientific information for conserving and managing U.S. and world fisheries, populations of protected marine species, and marine and coastal habitats. Research is conducted to estimate the biological, environmental and economic impacts of different fisheries management options, and advice is given to U.S. fishery management councils and international organizations that manage living marine resources.
The Northwest Fisheries Science Center is responsible for providing scientific and technical support for the management, conservation, and development of the Pacific Northwest region's anadromous and marine fishery resources.
The mission of the Department of Fish and Game is to manage California's diverse fish, wildlife, and plant resources, and the habitats upon which they depend, for their ecological values and for their use and enjoyment by the public.
To protect and enhance Oregon's fish and wildlife and their habitats for use and enjoyment of present and future generations.
To protect, restore, and enhance Washington's fish and wildlife.