Integrating Innovative Approaches for Competitive and Sustainable Performance across the Mediterranean Aquaculture Value Chain

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Is Mediterranean Sea Bass and Sea Bream Sustainable and Ethical?

The PerformFISH project recognises that sustainable aquaculture should be an all-encompassing term. Therefore PerformFISH is dedicated not only to the advancement of Mediterranean marine fish farming (MMFF) technologies and processes, but also to ensuring that the sector progresses in a way that is beneficial for local communities, the environment, producers and consumers.

This Code of Conduct has been developed by PerformFISH partners in collaboration with relevant stakeholders. It acknowledges the elevated nutritional, economic, social, environmental, and cultural importance of MMFF. It embraces and promotes the interests of all those concerned with this industry and provides a common quality framework to strengthen MMFF.

The full Code of Conduct can be accessed by clicking on the image below.

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PerformFISH Code of Conduct for Mediterranean Marine Fish Farming (MMFF)

How do I prepare Sea Bream or Sea Bass?

Preparing Sea Bream and Sea Bass is much easier than you might realise! Both fish can be served in a wide variety of cuisines and can be cooked quickly and easily. Not only that, but according to health specialists, as a rich source of omega-3 highly unsaturated fatty acids, eating cultured sea bass and gilthead sea bream twice a week been shown to help maintain heart health.

Below we provide you with few tasty and healthy recipes. Try them out and let us know what you think!

Page updated: January 17, 2023