Gulf Seafood Institute

Jim Gossen, Gulf Seafood Institute Board Member, Testimony Before The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council – February 5, 2014

Jim Gossen, Gulf Seafood Institute Board Member, Testimony Before The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council – February 5, 2014

My name is Jim Gossen, and I have been in the restaurant, food manufacturing and seafood distribution business for more than 40 years. I am here to speak on behalf of the Gulf Seafood Institute, or GSI If you haven’t heard of us yet, you will in the near future.  GSI was formed in 2013 […]

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Written Statement of David Krebs President, Ariel Seafoods, Destin, Florida  Representing the Gulf Seafood Institute Before the House Natural Resources Committee “H.R.____ Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act” – February 4, 2014

Written Statement of David Krebs President, Ariel Seafoods, Destin, Florida Representing the Gulf Seafood Institute Before the House Natural Resources Committee “H.R.____ Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act” – February 4, 2014

Chairman Hastings, Ranking Member DeFazio, and  Members of the Committee, my name is David Krebs and I am pleased to be here to testify before you today on the Committee’s draft reauthorization of the Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). I am a lifelong commercial fisherman and owner of Ariel Seafoods based in […]

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Opposition to H.R. 3099, the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act

Opposition to H.R. 3099, the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act

Chairman Hastings and Ranking Member DeFazio, Committee on Natural Resources, U.S. House of Representative – In Opposition to H.R. 3099, the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act December 11, 2013 The Honorable Doc HastingsChairmanCommittee on Natural ResourcesU.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Peter DeFazioRanking MemberCommittee on Natural ResourcesU.S. House of Representatives […]

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Southeast Regional Perspectives on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization

Southeast Regional Perspectives on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization

Written Statement of the Gulf Seafood Institute Before the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard “Southeast Regional Perspectives on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization” November 14, 2013 The Gulf Seafood Institute (GSI) is pleased to present the following written testimony on the reauthorization of the Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, or MSA. As a voice for […]

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Gulf Seafood Institute Letter to House of Representatives and Senators in Support of S. 1521, the Responsible Seafood Certification and Labeling Act

Gulf Seafood Institute Letter to House of Representatives and Senators in Support of S. 1521, the Responsible Seafood Certification and Labeling Act

October 9, 2013 United States House of Representatives /United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Representative/Senator: I am writing today on behalf of the Gulf Seafood Institute (GSI) and as a representative of the Gulf of Mexico seafood community in support of S. 1521, the Responsible Seafood Certification and Labeling Act, which prohibits federal agencies […]

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The Role of Certification in Rewarding Sustainable Fishing

The Role of Certification in Rewarding Sustainable Fishing

Written Statement of the Gulf Seafood Institute Before the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard “The Role of Certification in Rewarding Sustainable Fishing” September 24, 2013 The Gulf Seafood Institute is pleased to present the following written testimony on third-party sustainability certification of U.S. seafood and its impact on the seafood community, […]

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