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FEAP, the Federation of European Aquaculture Producers, is the united voice of the European aquaculture production industry, being the Federation of National aquaculture associations in Europe that represent professional fish farming.

With 26 members drawn from 22 States across the European continent, the FEAP represents

  • >2 million tons of produce
  • An ex-farm value of >€ 8 billion
  • 100,000 direct jobs in coastal and rural areas

FEAP continuously supports and promotes the responsible development of the European aquaculture sector and, through diversified support actions, develops and provides the common positions and opinions of the European sector. Focused on fish farming, FEAP represents a range of different farmed species that includes trout, salmon, carp, sea bass, sea bream, turbot, cod.

There are many other species that are reared, both in fresh and salt water, and details on the levels of production reported can be found in the section on facts & figures.

Established in 1969, FEAP has adapted to the numerous changes seen in European production and, in line with the expectations of society, provides transparent information on sectoral activities and developments.

FEAP is run by professionals for professionals, meaning that all members are active in fish farming and thus are very much aware of the main issues concerning aquaculture and its development.

The FEAP publishes an Annual Report that covers its actions and activities, which can be accessed here.

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