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Region:    Global

The Fish Meal and Fish Oil Industry its Role in the Common Fisheries Policy EC

European Parliament - Project Dates:
August 2003 - March 2004

Description of Project:
Poseidon ARM Ltd, with the School of Marine Science and Technology of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, were contracted by the European Parliament to conduct a study into Industrial Fisheries. This study examined stock sustainability issues, socio-economics and nutritional issues in the principal industrial fisheries within Europe directed fish meal fisheries (conducted by Denmark), the fish off-

Services Provided:
Poseidon staff were specifically responsible for the economic inputs comprising:
  • The structure of the fish meal and fish oil industry in the European Union
  • Production, import and export of fish meal and fish oil
  • The interaction between fish meal and fish oil industry and the fishing sector
  • Evaluation of the economic aspects of fish meal and fish oil consumption in the EU