Pew collaborates with partners in the fishing, science, and conservation communities to promote measures designed to protect and restore ocean resources and coastal habitats and to ensure the implementation and enforcement of sustainable fishing policies in the following areas of the United States:

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Caribbean

The waters in the Caribbean Sea are a tropical paradise.

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Caribbean

The waters off Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are a tropical paradise teeming with life. Brilliant coral reefs, schools of vibrant fish, and idyllic beaches draw millions of tourists each year and help power the Caribbean economy.

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East Coast

The Atlantic Ocean has long supported coastal communities.

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East Coast

The productive, dynamic Atlantic Ocean has long supported coastal communities on the East Coast, which ranks among the world’s most populated shorelines. From seafood to shipping and tourism, the ocean is integral to the East Coast’s economy and cultural fabric.

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Gulf Coast

The Gulf is an environmental and economic powerhouse.

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Gulf Coast

The Gulf of Mexico is an environmental and economic powerhouse. Its 600,000 square miles are home to some of the nation’s most productive fishing grounds and oyster beds as well as deep-sea corals and the country’s largest continuous seagrass beds.

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West Coast

The Pacific waters feature rich habitats and diverse species.

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West Coast

West Coast waters are home to diverse species of seabirds, marine mammals, and commercially valuable fish as well as a rich ecosystem that supports a thriving economy and attracts millions of visitors.

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