About Saving Seafood

Saving Seafood is a 501(c)(6) non-profit corporation that is focused on covering the most important news, issues, and policies affecting the fishing industry. Saving Seafood works with owners, captains, fishermen, seafood processors, and brokers of the eastern United States who are committed to the preservation of the resource that has provided their livelihood, and that of their American forebears, for generations. 

Since its inception, the site has become one of the top online destinations for industry news, and the organization has developed a solid reputation for uncovering and disseminating the truth about the issues.

Dr. Ray Hilborn on Federal Fisheries Management and Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization

On Wednesday, September 11, 2013, Dr. Ray Hilborn, of the University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources during a hearing on the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. Following his testimony on Capitol Hill, in which he adhered to the Congressional hearing’s five minute time limit, Dr. Hilborn sat down with Saving Seafood’s Executive Director Bob Vanasse for an in-depth discussion of his recommendations, and to give his presentation in full.