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Rocky Island

Marine Conservation organizations in North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean

Wild Oceans

National Coalition for Marine Conservation

Tallahassee, FL, USA

Region Active

North America




Fish conservation, Sustainable fishing, Advocacy


The United States' oldest public advocacy group dedicated exclusively to conserving ocean fish and their environment. The NCMC's mission is to build awareness of the threats to USA marine fisheries and convince policy-makers to restore and protect publicly owned fishery resources. Its efforts focus on stopping overfishing, reducing by kill caused by indiscriminate fishing gear, and stemming the loss of critical marine habitat.

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