Seafood Harvesters of America

Seafood Harvesters of America, SHA- believes that as domestic harvesters of an American public resource, they need to recognize and embrace their stewardship responsibility. They strive for accountability in their fisheries, encourage others to do the same, and speak out on issues of common concern that effect the U.S. commercial fishing industry, the stewardship of their public resources and the many millions of Americans who enjoy seafood.

Seafood Harvesters of America is a broadly based organization that represents commercial fishermen and their associations. From George’s Bank to the Bering Sea and from California to the Florida Keys, their members reflect the diversity of America’s coastal communities, the complexity of their marine environments and the enormous potential of their commercial fisheries.

Bering Defender is Part of Seafood Harvesters of America

Seafood Harvesters of America focuses on select issues that have a widespread effect on their industry and public resources. They bring a unified voice to the table when federal decision-makers balance regulatory objectives, budget priorities, conservation goals and the economic potential of America’s fisheries.