The Billfish Foundation

The Billfish Foundation

The Billfish Foundation works worldwide to advance the conservation of billfish and associated species to improve the health of oceans and economies.  Considering the context of a planet with over seven billion human inhabitants, conservation strategies must be forward-looking and adaptive. By accounting for the roles of billfish within the marine environment as well as in relation to their interactions with humanity, TBF’s conservation campaigns maintain the flexibility to adapt to emergent threats as well as those which have historically confronted resource managers.  TBF employs a multi-tiered, proactive suite of initiatives involving research—both biological and socioeconomic–education, and advocacy projects.  As billfish and other highly migratory species are not confined to the territorial waters of any one nation, these strategies must also take into account the differences in culture and law inherent to the international arena. Empowered by an internationally diverse constituent network, The Billfish Foundation is uniquely equipped to do just this.


This sailfish was tagged all the way back in November 19, 2014 by multiple TBF award winner Captain Doug Covin, mate...

Posted by The Billfish Foundation on Monday, March 15, 2021

This bluefin recapture is one for the books! In September of 2012, Capt Eric Stewart, along with mate Chris Brown and...

Posted by The Billfish Foundation on Thursday, December 10, 2020

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