FARMED AQUATIC FOOD FOR ALL TASTES – The journey of twelve Mediterranean and Black Sea species from farms to your platesCategory:News
Farmed aquatic food for all tastes: the journey of twelve Mediterranean and Black Sea species from farms to your plates is the first publication of its kind from the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
The publication features twelve species, chosen for their popularity, history, importance and potential in the region: Common carp (Cyprinus carpio), Mediterranean mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis), Gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata), Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus), Stony sea urchin (Paracentrotus lividus), Seaweed (Gracilaria spp. and Ulva spp.), Tilapia (Oreochromis spp.), Turbot (Scophthalmus maximus), European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax), Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), Pacific oyster (Magallana gigas), Beluga sturgeon (Huso huso).
Through the success stories presented, the GFCM highlights the valuable contributions of small-scale farmers to building sustainable food systems and promoting food security.
The publication is available at the following link: