16 U.S.C. § 4002 : US Code - Section 4002: Congressional statement of purpose

      The purpose of this chapter is to - 
        (1) strengthen the competitive position of the United States
      commercial fishing industry in the domestic and international
      marketplace;
        (2) encourage the development and utilization of all species of
      fish available for harvest by the United States fishing industry;
        (3) encourage the utilization of domestically-produced fish
      through enhancement of markets, promotion, and public relations;
        (4) help the United States fishing industry develop methods to
      improve quality and efficiency in the marketplace;
        (5) educate and inform consumers on the use of fish;
        (6) develop better coordination of fisheries marketing and
      promotion activities with commercial fisheries research and
      development programs; and
        (7) educate and inform the public about the nutritional value
      of fish in the diet.