Are you seeking a stronger foundation in your journey to build climate-resilient fisheries? The Virtual Fisheries Academy is intended to help you – whether you are a manager, fisher, community organizer, scientist, student, or other interested party – strengthen your knowledge and skills to design fishery solutions that serve people and the environment. The Virtual Fisheries Academy currently offers interactive e-courses on the following four topics:

  • Foundations for Climate-Resilient Fisheries
  • Introduction to Fisheries Management
  • Territorial Use Rights for Fishing
  • Data-Limited Fisheries Management

The courses can be accessed anytime, anywhere, and for no cost.

Learn fisheries management and science through interactive activities and test your knowledge

Screenshots of two Virtual Fisheries Academy courses
Fishery managers, fishermen, scientists and others have taken the courses
Virtual Fisheries Academy courses are available in six Languages
People from over 100 different countries have registered for the courses
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The Virtual Fisheries Academy allows us to deliver training to audiences all around the world.

Sarah Poon
Associate Vice President, Fishery Solutions Center
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Each year we strongly encourage our staff to consider taking on the Virtual Fisheries Academy courses due to the high quality and cutting-edge content.

Ramón Isaac Rojas González
Director of Fisheries Research in the Atlantic, National Institute of Fisheries and Aquaculture (Mexico)