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Fishery/production areas

You will see that all of the seafoods listed on the Good Fish Guide have both a “FAO” and, where appropriate, an “ICES” reference depending on where they were caught, or farmed. These areas are shown in the maps below:

FAO area map

FAO Areas

ICES area map

ICES Areas

Actions you can take

  1. Download our guide showing how fish are caught
  2. Download our guide showing how fish are farmed

Did you know?…

In the UK we eat 486,000 tonnes of seafood a year, which is 8.2kg per person

Farmed marine fin fish production in Scotland is estimated to increase by 30% between 2014-2020

Farmed fish and shellfish production will have to increase by 133% by 2050 to meet projected seafood demand worldwide

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