Seafood in the Pacific Islands

Highlighting the importance of sustainable seafood in the Pacific Islands.

Raw fish dish known as "poke" in Hawaiian.

Seafood quality and supply are critical to the success of fishing and seafood industries in the Pacific Islands Region and to the needs of consumers who expect high quality seafood from fisheries that are managed for sustainability.

NOAA Fisheries addresses a wide range of seafood issues in partnership with the Southwest Region of the Seafood Inspection Program. The program provides inspection services on a fee-for-service basis to ensure compliance with all applicable seafood regulations.

Publications

Insight

Understanding Sustainable Seafood

Well-managed wild-capture fisheries and environmentally responsible marine aquaculture play an increasingly important role in our food supply, our health, and the environment.

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Last updated by Pacific Islands Regional Office on February 14, 2019