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Welcome to the Commercial Fisheries Center of Rhode Island

The Commercial Fisheries Center of Rhode Island is home to nonprofit commercial fishing organizations, and serves as a headquarters for bringing fishermen, scientists, managers, and elected officials together to discuss issues.

The Commercial Fisheries Center was founded in 2004 to improve fisheries and understanding of the marine environment through education, collaborative research, and cooperation.

Ocean Zoning and Offshore Wind Farms -- Important Info including Key Correspondence, Press Articles, RI and DWW Joint Development Agreement, Ocean SAMP process info, and more . .

We invite you to learn more about our work and our members and to read our newsletter.


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Commercial Fisheries Center of Rhode Island

East Farm Campus, Building 59
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI 02881

P.O. Box 5161,
Wakefield, RI 02880