Seafood trade is a multi-billion-dollar business that continues to grow as demand increases worldwide. NOAA Fisheries helps protect and advance the reputation of U.S. seafood in global markets, and strives to ensure fair and efficient access to those
Combating illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing is a global responsibility, but many countries lack sufficient knowledge and skills to be an effective partner in the fight against it. In order to address this, the United States has agreed to
This biennial report to Congress highlights U.S. findings and analyses of foreign IUU fishing activities and bycatch of protected species and shark catch on the high seas where nations do not have a regulatory program comparable to the United States.