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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

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.

Make the right choice and reduce your impact - every purchase matters!

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