You can now register to the June Working Groups meetings here (for AAC members).


If you want to attend as an observer, please contact the Secretariat at: secretariat(at)


Please find below the agendas for the three Working Groups:

- June 09th - 09:15-12:00: Working Group 1 - Finfish

- June 10th - 13:15-16:00: Working Group 2 - Shellfish

- June 09th - 13:15-16:00 and June 10th - 09:15-12:00: Working Group 3 - Horizontal Issues

Open Tender Procedure

The AAC Working Group on Horizontal Matters has produced a report on "Developing criteria and methodologies for determining aquaculture areas for marine space development in the EU" with the consultant Dr. Lorraine Gray. 


On September 24th 2019, the Aquaculture Advisory Council was represented by its Executive committee member Yannis Pelekanakis at the Copernicus Marine for the Aquaculture Sector workshop in Athens.


On September 10th 2019, the Aquaculture Advisory Council’s General Assembly elected its representatives for the next three years.


The AAC approved 4 new AAC recommendations that can now be found by clicking the links below:

The AAC took part to a Workshop organised on the 22nd May 2019 at the European Committee of the Regions in Brussels on "Challenges and Potential for Freshwater Aquaculture". 

The Aquaculture Advisory Council has organised, in the framework of the European Maritime Day 2019 (EMD) in Lisbon, an interactive Workshop to reflect upon the "Social acceptability of aquaculture in the European Union".

The Aquaculture Advisory Council (AAC) organises a workshop on "Aquaculture and the Social Acceptability Challenge" at the European Maritime Day (EMD), the annual event on blue growth and maritime affairs organised by the European Commission. This year, the EMD will take place in Lisbon. 


Several experts on different fields have been invited to lead, together with AAC representatives, the discussions on "Space and environment", "Consumers and products", "Media" and "Animal welfare". 

The AAC adopted its calendar of meetings for 2018-2019