Task Force 5

Reducing plastic in seafood supply chains

The task force will ensure that SeaBOS members map the sources, presence and types of plastic in their seafood production. The task force will contribute to the development of a strategy, based on scientific knowledge, existing best practices and the frontiers of innovation.

Task force leaders

Jae Hwa Lee

Sustainability Manager/External Affairs Officer Dongwon Industries

Lead companies

Lead scientific institutions

All Task forces

Task Force 1

Addressing IUU, endangered species, and forced labour

To eliminate IUU fishing and forced labour, and mitigate impacts on endangered species.

Task Force 2


To promote and illustrate the leadership taken by SeaBOS in leading the global transformation towards sustainable seafood production, and improving ocean health.

Task Force 3

Working with governments

To work with governments towards sustainable seafood production, as well as mechanisms to reduce antibiotics in aquaculture.

Task Force 4

Transparency and Governance of SeaBOS

To develop clear governance, staffing and funding mechanisms, as well as monitoring and tracking of progress, transparency of reporting by SeaBOS members.

Task Force 5

Reducing ocean plastics

To identify ways to improve ocean health through removal and prevention of plastics into the marine environment as well as re-use, recycling and alternative materials.

Task Force 6

Climate Resilience

To identify global solutions to the impacts of climate change on sustainable seafood production, as well as the ability of seafood production for humanity, along with a healthy ocean, to play a role in the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change impacts.