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
ICES area map
Actions you can take
Did you know?…
Over the last century, we have lost around 90% of the biggest predatory oceanic fish, such as tuna, swordfish and sharks
MCS launched the Good Fish Guide in 2001 to help people make good seafood choices
An estimated £1.1 billion is spent on fish and chips every year in the UK
What's your impact on our seas?
You can play a key role in securing the future of our seas and marine wildlife by making more environmentally responsible choices when buying seafood.
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