sector

Commercial Fishing

Commercial fishermen annually land almost 10 billion pounds of fish and shellfish, supporting nearly one and one half million jobs, generating $142 billion in sales, $40 billion in income, and almost $60 billion in value added impacts nationwide.

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Maine

Rebecca Clark Uchenna

Marine Programs Associate, Island Institute

New York

Sean Barrett

Fishermen, Conservationist, Restaurateur & Co-Founder, Dock to Dish

New York

Bianca Piccillo & Mark Usewicz

Founder, Mermaid's Garden Sustainable Seafood

Rhode Island

Capt. Chris Brown

Brown Family Seafood

"Delivering the finest seafood is a family affair"

John Williamson

Sea Keeper Fishery Consulting

"Building on the cultural heritage of our commercial fishing industry"
Maine

Hugh Cowperthwaite

Fisheries Project Director, Coastal Enterprises, Inc.

"Financing the future of our coastal economy"
Maine

Richard Nelson

Lobsterman

"Old school fisheries in a modern ocean"
Massachusetts

Beth Casoni

Executive Director, Massachusetts Lobsterman's Association

"Strengthening the future for our lobstermen"