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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

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Did you know?…

1 billion people, largely in developing countries, rely on fish as their primary source of animal protein

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

21.7 million tonnes of wild caught fish are not for people to eat; almost 75% of this is to feed farmed fish

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