Ocean Ruler

Meet the Ocean Ruler

The Ocean Ruler turns photos into data for fast and easy data collection for fisheries. 

What is the Ocean Ruler?

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Quickly build powerful length frequency data sets by simply snapping photos of your catch. Using machine learning, the ocean ruler transforms photos into length estimates that can be used to assess the health of a stock and inform decisions on how best to protect it using management measures.

The Ocean Ruler can be translated into action. Monitoring can help ensure that fishing can continue at levels that maintain a healthy fish population.

This data can then be analyzed to help understand if fishing is threatening the resource

This information can then quickly be translated into action, like a minimum size limit to help communities ensure they can continue to fish sustainably for years to come. 

©Ralph Pace 

How does the Ocean Ruler help?