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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 markets.
Taking steps to addressing marine mammal bycatch in commercial fishing operations.
A message from John Henderschedt, Director of NOAA Fisheries' Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection.
NOAA Fisheries participates in various regional fisheries management organizations, which are international bodies committed to marine species conservation and protection. Through our participation, we promote global cooperation in achieving effective and responsible marine stewardship and ensuring sustainable fisheries management.
Seafood trade is a multi-billion dollar business and continues to grow with increasing demand worldwide. Whether you’re importing or exporting a product, knowing who to contact and what procedures to follow can ensure a smooth transaction.