Responsible Fishing - Oceana USA

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Ending the Shark Fin Trade

Congress Must Pass the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act

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Science Based Quotas

Oceana campaigns for science-based catch limits to prevent overfishing and ensure ocean abundance

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Bycatch

Oceana works to reduce the accidental catch of non-target fish and wildlife in commercial fishing

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Responsible Fishing

Oceana runs campaigns to win policy change proven to increase abundance and biodiversity with a three-part strategy that includes: stopping overfishing through the establishment of science-based catch limits, reducing bycatch, or the incidental catch of non-targeted animals, and protecting important marine habitat.

Oceana runs campaigns to win policy change proven to increase abundance and biodiversity with a three-part strategy that includes: stopping overfishing through the establishment of science-based catch limits, reducing bycatch, or the incidental catch of non-targeted animals, and protecting important marine habitat.

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USE YOUR VOICE TO SAVE THOUSANDS OF SEA TURTLES

Thousands of sea turtles die in shrimp fishing nets in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean each year.

TELL YOUR REP: VOTE FOR HEALTHY, ABUNDANT OCEANS

There is a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would undermine and undo years of successful work to manage the health of America’s fisheries.

TELL YOUR SENATORS: BAN THE TRADE OF SHARK FINS IN THE U.S.

Fins from up to 73 million sharks end up in the global fin trade every year.

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