Graphic: Guess what’s left of European fish?

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What’s left of European fish?

Only three of 27 European fish species regularly consumed by humans are fished sustainably, according to an analysis by Fish for the Future, a European Union campaign group supported by five major EU political parties.

Source: Fish for the Future/Scandinavian Fishing Year Book

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Key Findings

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