Fish Rules

Help Fish Rules promote sustainable fisheries through citizen science programs.

Opt-In to citizen science with Fish Rules and help ensure we have healthy fisheries for all.

In the app, login, go to Accounts, and tap "Citizen Scientist Opt-In"

Log and Report Fish

You can use Fish Rules to log fish. When you opt-in for to the citizen science option on the account page, we'll make sure the appropriate information is shared with the programs partnered with Fish Rules.

Start Logging

Protected Species

Use Fish Rules to report and track protected species. You can tell conservation groups about the reported species, it's status, and if you'd like to be contacted about the species. Interested in being part of the protected species efforts?

Tagging Studies and Programs

You can use Fish Rules to tag fish for any tagging study or program. Simply download the app and start logging fish.

Interested in being part of the protected species efforts or using Fish Rules for your tagging program?

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Below are citizen science partner programs you can get involved in.

Florida

TrophyCatch by FWC

TrophyCatch is the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) freshwater, citizen-science, angler recognition program. the program was established to collect data on trophy bass while promoting bass conservation by rewarding catch-and-release fishing.
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Trophy Bass Tagging Study by FWC

TrophyCatch is the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) freshwater, citizen-science, angler recognition program. the program was established to collect data on trophy bass while promoting bass conservation by rewarding catch-and-release fishing.
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Catch a Florida Memory by FWC

Catch a Florida Memory, Saltwater Angler Recognition is the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) saltwater angler recognition program. Increase your engagement with FWC’S Division of Marine Fisheries Management by submitting photos of your saltwater catches to earn rewards for various achievements, all while targeting a diversity of species and reducing fishing pressure on the most commonly sought-after catches.
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Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

"Something's Fishy" by GMFMC

"Something's Fishy" is a tool used to gather information from anglers about what they have observed, including any “strange things” that scientists and managers may need to know. The information you report will help to inform the scientists and managers as they assess the health of our fish stocks.
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Fishial

Fishial: Fish Recognition and Labelling

Fishial.AI is an open source model that uses machine learning, computer vision and artificial intelligence to correctly identify fish species. They are looking for images to train the image recognition model and also volunteers to label the tens of thousands of images needed to make the models accurate.
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