Getting Started

Once you've registered, the home page of the Map Tool presents you with three choices:

Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis.  Photo by Vladimir Ivanov/Shutterstock.  

If you would like to use spatial data to determine an area of interest, click on Maps and Fisheries. If you have used the tool in the past, My Fisheries will take you to a table of your previously saved fisheries.  Explore by Species will allow you to access species profiles without creating a fishery.  

Our series of Video Tutorials may be helpful the first time you use these features.