Membership FAQs


  • We offer membership for both businesses and individual people. There are two options for businesses:
    1. Corporate Membership ($5,000/year): businesses with over 20 employees
    2. Small Business Membership:
      • Single Operators (1 employee, $100/year)
      • Businesses with 2-20 employees ($500/year)
  • And two options for individual people:
    1. Individual Membership ($50/year): for academics, industry professionals, motivated consumers and other
    2. Student Membership ($35/year): we offer a discounted individual membership for people with a .edu email address
  • Learn more about membership

Every membership level gets access to different benefits depending on their financial contribution. Click below for a detailed breakdown of each member type and the benefits associated:

  1. On the membership page, click the “Join Us” button in the header image, or the “Become a Member” button in the menu area beneath the header.
  2. Click the “Join Us” button on the sign-in page.
  3. Enter your email address and click “Continue”.
  4. Fill out the information for your member profile, create a password, review the terms and conditions, and click submit.
  5. Once on the Purchase Membership page, select which member level you would like to join. If you are signing up for your organization, type in the organization’s name. Add your payment information, and click “Purchase Membership”.
  6. Welcome to the community!

  1. On the GSA website, click the “Log In” button in the top right corner of any page.
  2. Click the “Forgot your password?” link located above the “Join Us” button.
  3. Enter your email address that is associated with your GSA membership and click the “Continue” button.
  4. On the next page, click the “Continue” button.
  5. You will then receive an email with a link to reset your password. Click this link, enter your new password, and click “Continue” to confirm.

It is possible you will need to contact your bank before making your payment. After contacting your bank, log back into the GSA website, click “dashboard”, click “purchase individual membership”, and resubmit your payment.

  1. Once you are logged in to the GSA website (you can log-in in the top right corner by clicking the “Log In” button), click “My Account” in the top right of your screen.
  2. In the dropdown menu, click “Toolkit”.
  3. Explore!

  1. Once you are logged in to the GSA website (you can log-in in the top right corner by clicking the “Log In” button), click “My Account” in the top right of your screen.
  2. In the dropdown menu, click “Profile”.
  3. Navigate through the various profile sections (Contact Information, Mailing Address, Billing Address, Photo, Interests, Password) to complete your profile.

The Responsible Seafood Summit is GSA’s annual conference addressing major challenges and innovations within the seafood industry. GSA members receive a discounted registration fee:

  • Tier 1: Corporate
  • Tier 2: Small Business, Individual, Student, and Certified producers

Share about your company going above and beyond on your website! We have pre-written messaging for you to utilize on your website and social media.

Membership dollars support GSA’s advocacy and education work around the world. It help us create resources for the Advocate, Aquademia Podcast and the Responsible Seafood Summit, as well as projects and initiatives that we outline each year in our Global Impact Report.

Yes! If you are a BAP- or BSP-certified facility, fill out this form to take advantage of your benefits.

  • Are you passionate about feeding the world with responsible food? Interested in biology or chemistry and want to make an impact? Aquaculture, or fish farming, might be the right fit for you. Read our article “How to start an aquaculture farm” for why you should consider starting in aquaculture, what sort of jobs are available, how to start an aquaculture farm, and tips for joining the industry.
  • Are you someone who loves being on the water, but don’t know if the fishing industry is the right fit for your career? Read our article “How to start in the fishing industry” for information on why you should consider joining the fisheries industry, what sort of fishery jobs are available, tips for how to get started in the fishing industry, and how to first get on a boat.

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