The Farm Accountancy Data Network for Fisheries is an instrument for evaluating the socio-economic and financial performances of Dutch fisheries enterprises. The enterprises included in the Farm Accountancy Data Network are a sample of fisheries companies from the Dutch fisheries census. This report explains the
background of the sample and the developments concerning the population and sample of 2019. All phases from the determination of the selection plan, the recruitment of companies to the quality control of the final sample are described in this report.