Ecosystem Management Unit

The Ecosystems Management Unit (EMU) is a technical unit within the organizational structure of the Fisheries Department. The organizational structure for EMU can be seen in figure 1. The EMU has a coordinator who report directly to the Fisheries Administrator. Monthly meetings are held and reports are submitted to discuss, update and make management decisions.

EMU-Fig-1

Function of the Unit

Justification

Marine Reserves Network

Activities

Public Education Program

Enforcement Program

Commercial Species Monitoring Program

Conch

Lobster

Finfish

Turtle Monitoring Program

Synoptic Monitoring Program

Spawning Aggregation Monitoring Program

Environmental Impact Assessment

Aquarium Fish

Research Licensing

Visitation