Responsible Sourcing Information
Information is a vital part Responsible Sourcing. This page links to a series of guides and other documents in which Seafish explores topical issues affecting the UK seafood industry. We also summarise information on assessment and management of the main European fish stocks assessed by ICES.
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Please find below our range of 'Guide to Responsible Sourcing' publications. This is a series of guides in which Seafish explores topical issues affecting the UK seafood industry. We also have a collection of technical information sheets which contain more detailed technical information on certain topics and finally documents containing information on fisheries assessment and management. For further information please contact Bill Lart.
Seafish 'Guide to' Responsible Sourcing series
Responsible and Sustainable Sourcing
Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing
Responsible Fishing Scheme
Marine Protected Areas
Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Seafood
DNA Testing of Seafood: Guide to
Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative
Technical Information Sheets:
Fisheries assessment and management:
Fish stock assessment models and reference points
ICES Approach to Maximum Sustainable Yield
Why do agreed TACs not always match the ICES scientific advice?
Why has the cod stock recovered in the North Sea?
IUCN Red list and fisheries IUCN Red List
Fishing Activities in the Barents Sea in relation to Ecological or Biologically Sensitive Areas March 2016