Fishery-Independent Survey System (FINSS)

FINSS is a national system that characterizes NMFS ocean observation activities and data collection during fishery-independent surveys, and provides up-to-date information to fishery scientists, managers and the public through flexible digital mapping and tabular reporting applications (see the Public User's Manual).





Digital Mapping:

  1. Select search criteria;
  2. View surveys on Google map;
  3. View geographic locations of individual stations;
  4. Highlight surveys/stations of interest;
  5. Find detailed information about stations;
  6. Download KML files.




Tabular Reporting:

  1. Select search criteria;
  2. View detailed information about surveys in tabular format;
  3. Filter and sort search results;
  4. Develop chart;
  5. Download survey information.