Project Name:

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


European Parliament  - Project Dates:   August 2003 - March 2004

Detailed narrative 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-

Detailed narrative description of actual services provided by Poseidon Aquatic
Resource Management Ltd:

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