Fisheries Monitoring Associate
Matthew is the NMFS logistical lead for the EM program focusing on the Hawaii and American Samoa Longline fisheries. Matthew has observed multiple Pacific based US fisheries, and has also worked as an observer for the IATTC. He is excited to be a part of organizing the future of EM in the Pacific Islands Region. He is currently working within the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center to bridge the gap between fishery managers and EM providers. He also has experience reviewing footage of fishing activities, as well as identifying Pacific pelagic species in less than ideal presentations.