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Food from the oceans

Scientific advice on the sustainable production of food from the oceans.

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The world population is increasing, and so is the need for food. Marine food may contribute to sustainability objectives because oceanic biological production potential is high, but we still consume comparatively little

This scientific opinion advises on how to increase the quantity of food coming from the oceans in a sustainable way. Its recommendations have informed proposals for the post-2020 European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

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