To promote and protect the common interest of Alaska’s commercial fishing industry, as a vital component of Alaska’s social and economic well-being.
Promote positive relations between industry sectors.
Support all commercial gear types and remain neutral on allocative issues between commercial gear groups.
Protect industry from attacks through initiatives, legislation, etc.
Promote industry safety.
Promote healthy fishery resources by supporting research and habitat protection.
Support adequate funding for fishery research, management and enforcement.
Oppose fish farming.
Support development of new fisheries.
Educate industry, government and the public.
Support efforts to increase consumption of Alaska seafood.
Promote quality standards – harvester to consumer.
Protect consumer access to seafood by maintaining a stable supply of product to processors.
UFA policy for healthy and sustainable management of fisheries
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