Our response to the docudrama “Seaspiracy” focuses on the underlying motive of plant-based diets and how it misses its target by inciting fear rather than relying on facts.

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The University of Washington’s Sustainable Fisheries page regularly tracks misinformation in fisheries news.

The National Fisheries Institute was hot out of the gate with its reply last week.

New England Fishmongers replied on Facebook:

ADDRESSING SEASPIRACY As small-scale independent fisherman, we feel the need to speak up and share our thoughts about...

Posted by New England Fishmongers on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

As did Fairweather Fish out of Alaska:

Now that it’s trending on Netflix, we’re betting many of you have seen their new documentary, Seaspiracy. And as folks...

Posted by Fairweather Fish Co. on Sunday, March 28, 2021

The Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation tracked and documented socially responsible fishing practices in Alaska’s commercial fleet, starting in 2017. Here’s their report and project outline.

The Global Aquaculture Alliance details why the film should be ignored.

SeafoodSource’s report links to responses from many of the NGOs and others who claim to have been misrepresented in the docudrama “Seaspiracy.”

Jessica Hathaway is the editor in chief of National Fisherman. She has been covering the fishing industry for 16 years, serves on the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute's Communications Committee and is a National Fisheries Conservation Center board member.

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