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?…
In the UK we eat 486,000 tonnes of seafood a year, which is 8.2kg per person
1 billion people, largely in developing countries, rely on fish as their primary source of animal protein
Over 3,000 sq km of our seabed is now protected from bottom-towed gear
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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