Related Web Sites
Network (AquaNET): AquaNET covers a variety of
areas including information on aquaculture, fisheries, oceanography,
and limnology. News and employment in these areas is also
Alaska Seafood Marketing
Institute: Explore and discover the exceptional quality
and superior flavor of Alaska seafood.
American Culinary Federation:
The American Culinary Federation, Inc., a professional,
not-for-profit organization for chefs, was founded in 1929
in New York City by three chefs' organizations: the Society
Culinaire Philanthropique, The Vatel Club and The Chefs
Association of America. The principal goal of the founding
chefs remains true to the ACF today - to promote a professional
image of the American chef worldwide through education among
culinarians at all levels, from apprentices to the most
accomplished certified master chefs of the culinary arts.
Fisheries Society: The oldest and largest professional
society representing fisheries scientists.
Research Foundation: A non-profit organization funded
entirely by U.S., Canadian, and New Zealand albacore fishermen
and processors to aid, encourage, promote and support science
and education relating to Pacific albacore tuna.
American Heart Association:
The American Heart Association was founded in 1924 and is
headquartered in Dallas, Texas. We have offices in communities
throughout the United States, including Hawaii and Puerto
Rico. Our mission is to reduce disability and death from
cardiovascular diseases, including stroke.
American Society of Limnology
Promotes the interests of limnology, oceanography and related
sciences, to foster the exchange of information across the
range of aquatic science, and to further investigations
dealing with these subjects.
Tilapia Association: Supports and facilitates the growth
of Tilapia production and consumption within the United
American Zoo and Aquarium
Association: Representing every professionally operated
zoological park, aquarium, oceanarium, and wildlife park
in North America.
Clearinghouse: Operated by SeaWeb, a project designed
to raise awareness of the world ocean and the life within
AquaNIC: Supported by
the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Sea
Grant College Program, AquaNIC www.aquanic.org/ provides
a central website for finding information about U.S. aquaculture.
At-Sea Processor's Association:
Represents U.S.-flag catcher/processor vessels that participate
in the healthy and abundant groundfish fisheries of the
Australian Seafood Industry
Council: The Australian Seafood Industry Council is
the primary body representing the commercial fishing, aquaculture
and post-harvest seafood industries in Australia.
Chesapeake Bay Watermen's
Museum: To preserve the heritage of the watermen of
the Chesapeake Bay; to interpret their culture and their
contribution to the region; to provide and support educational
opportunities; to preserve and enhance the environment of
the Chesapeake Bay.
Chilean Seafood Exchange:
A producer-sponsored clearinghouse for quality assured fresh
frozen seafood from three continents.
A global information system claiming to provide "all
you ever wanted to know about fishes" and practically
all known fish species, FishBase is a relational database
with biological information for research scientists, fisheries
managers, zoologists and others.
Fishermen's Marketing Association:
The Fishermen's Marketing Association represents commercial
groundfish and shrimp fishermen from San Pedro, California
to Bellingham, Washington.
Fishing for Information:
Supported by the British consulting firm Stirling Aquaculture,
this site provides a broad collection of Internet resources
in aquatic science with particular emphasis on aquaculture
Food Marketing Institute: The
Food Marketing Institute provides information on food safety,
health, and food marketing.
Go Frozen: This seafood
auction site allow the meeting of seafood buyers and sellers.
Heads Up! Women's Coalition for Pacific Fisheries and Oregon
Sea Grant: Fisheries news uniting the West Coast.
Law: Maintained by an individual as a non-profit and
non-commercial venture, this site provides a comprehensive
resource center for information on international fishery
law and management. The site has a collection of international
agreements and other documents relating to international
fisheries, information on international fishery organizations,
a glossary of fisheries terms, and a large collection of
links to other sites.
International Marine Mammal Association: Dedicated to
the conservation of marine mammals and their habitats worldwide,
through research and education.
Fisheries Association: The Japan Fisheries Association
is the umbrella organization for the entire fishing industry
Promotion and Marketing Board: Recipes to satisfy any
palate; Louisiana seafood news on nutrition, ecology, marketing,
and other topics of interest; marketing services to make
buying and selling Louisiana seafood easy; a directory of
seafood suppliers; an education page offering videos and
booklets about the families who built the industry, recommendations
on actual places to visit in Louisiana, and seafood study
Lobster Promotion Council: The Maine Lobster Promotion
Council markets and promotes the sale of Maine lobster in
local, regional, national and world markets year-round;
encourages education and training of all customers including
wholesale, retail, and food service as well as end consumers,
about how to handle, prepare, serve, promote and sell Maine
Affairs: Compiled by a professor at the University of
Rhode Island's Department of Marine Affairs, this Web site
provides a multitude of links to relevant marine affairs
programs and institutions.
Conservation Network: A coalition of more than 100 national
and regional environmental organizations, commercial and
recreational fishing groups, and marine science groups dedicated
to conserving marine fisheries and to promoting their long-term
sustainability, the Marine Fish Conservation Network manages
a Web site.
Marine Protected Areas:
Created jointly by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the
U.S. Department of the Interior, this Web site provides
a broad range of material on this approach to managing marine
Maryland Watermen's Association: Dedicated to the interests
of all who derive beauty and benefit from Maryland's Chesapeake
MCBI Links to Resources:
The Marine Biological Conservation Institute Web site provides
a large list of other Web sites for international marine-related
institutions and programs.
Association: Since its beginnings, the Massachusetts
Lobstermen's Association Inc. has always worked to help
this states lobstermen meet the challenges they face. It
has worked to conserve the resource on which the lobstermen
depend. Today, it is the major voice of the Massachusetts
Aquaculture Association: Working to represent all segments
of the U.S. aquaculture community at a national level, the
National Aquaculture Association has a Web site.
National Fisherman covers updated commercial fishing news,
boats, boatbuilding, gear, fishing technology and fishery
National Marine Fisheries
Service: NMFS provides services and products to support
domestic and international fisheries management operations,
fisheries development, trade and industry assistance activities,
enforcement, protected species and habitat conservation
New England Fisheries Development Association: A free
resource for those looking for reliable information on the
seafood industry in New England.
New Jersey Marine Sciences
Consortium: A cooperative center for the study of marine
and environmental science. In a state whose entire 127-mile
eastern border fronts the Atlantic Ocean, the NJMSC founders
foresaw a need for research and education to manage and
preserve New Jersey's coastal resources. The NJMSC, one
of the largest alliances of its kind in the United States,
boasts a membership of 29 colleges and universities, the
majority from New Jersey, as well as several from neighboring
states including New York and Pennsylvania.
New Jersey Seafood Harvesters
Association: This is a site about, by and for New Jersey's
fish and seafood industry.
New Zealand Seafood
Industry Council: The New Zealand Seafood Industry Council
Ltd (SeaFIC) represents and meets the industry needs of
fishers, harvesters, the aquaculture sector, processors,
retailers and exporters.
North Carolina Fisheries
Association: The North Carolina Fisheries Association
has proudly represented the commercial fishing industry
Association: The Northwest Fisheries Association currently
represents approximately 140 member companies, including
primary and secondary seafood processors, seafood brokers
and distributors, and direct-support industry members. These
businesses, primarily from Washington, Alaska and Canada,
produce a wide variety of fish and shellfish products, and
distribute them worldwide.
Ocean Trust: Ocean Trust is a member-supported ocean
conservation foundation directed by scientists, naturalists,
chefs, musicians, and fisherman who share an interest in
the ocean and our dependence on its resources. We conduct
research, education, and environmental enhancement projects
on fishery, ocean wildlife and marine ecosystem issues.
Crab Commission: Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission is
an industry-funded agency that operates under the umbrella
of the Oregon Department of Agriculture's Commodity Commission
Program. This unique program allows 'growers' to tax themselves
and then use the pooled funds to increase their commodity's
recognition, value and use. The ODCC's stated mission is
to enhance the image of the Dungeness crab industry, and
to increase opportunities for profitability through promotion,
education and research.
Oregon Trawl Commission:
An online manual to further educate the retailer about the
major trawl species delivered to retailers throughout Oregon.
Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations:
The largest and most politically active trade association
of commercial fishermen on the West Coast.
Sea Urchin Harvesters
Association: Represents sea urchin harvesters and processors.
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US Department of Commerce:
Internet services, department initiatives, trade missions,
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service:
Within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), information
on fishery programs is available on a Web site.
U.S. Trout Farmers Association:
Organized by a group of trout farmers interested in creating
a strong, unified voice for the national trout industry,
the U.S. Trout Farmers Association has a Web site.
Marine Products Board: Agriculture and Marine Products
information & services.
West Coast Seafood Processors Association: The West
Coast Seafood Processors Association (WCSPA) exists to serve
the needs of the shore-based seafood processors in California,
Oregon, and Washington, who must fight to survive in the
face of today's economic, environmental, and regulatory
Western Fishboat Owners Association: Everything you
want to know about albacore tuna - about the fish, the fishery
and the fishermen.
Aquaculture: Created by two private individuals, this
Web site was designed to present an extensive, dynamic database
of information pertaining to aquaculture.
WorldCatch: A site
dedicated to providing secure, efficient and effective online
tools to grow your business globally.