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A sustainable future for fish?

Posted by Guest blogger - Raymond Blanc on 21 February 2012

This is the text of the speech given by chef Raymond Blanc at the first Sustainable Cities Fish Forum in London, on January 24 2012. (Reproduced with permission).

Dear friends, Dear colleagues - thank you for coming today.

I am heartened that so many of you have taken y...more

Sustainable fisheries in a changing world

Posted by Libby Woodhatch, Head of Advocacy on 19 September 2012

The Oceans of Potential Conference in Plymouth this week was my first outing as Head of Advocacy at Seafish, and I thought it may be a lively start with the main draw a panel session to discuss, "Sustainable fisheries in a changing world". A marquee crammed with scientists, conservationi...more

Seafish Insight Blog: Why it's OK to eat North Sea and West of Scotland haddock

Posted by Bill Lart, Sustainability and Data Advisor on 17 March 2017

Since around 2007, spawning stock biomass (SSB) has been above the reference point for maximum sustainable yield (MSY) with fishing mortality being lower than the MSY reference point (the basis for a well-managed sustainable fishery).

During the 2016 stock assessment an error in the a...more