Bering Leader

Sustainable Alaska Seafood

The Freezer Longline Coalition is an alliance of freezer longline companies, vessel owners, and related businesses united in their commitment to sustainable fishing practices within the Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands (BSAI) and Gulf of Alaska (GOA).

The freezer longline sector is the first cod fishery in the world to obtain certification to the Marine Stewardship Council as a sustainable, eco-friendly and well-managed fishery. As our name suggests, freezer longliners are unique vessels that use specialized lines and individually baited hooks (as opposed to nets) to catch fish. Our fishing and processing methods have little to no impact on the ocean floor, ensure a low rate of bycatch mortality, and produce the highest quality products for the highest market prices.

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