Following the extensive work of AAC on Norovirus, this recommendation analyses the possibility of having tools to predict the areas affected by norovirus by integrating the use of antidiarrhoeals in a coastal catchment area. It showcases a specific example in one Member State and provide recommendations for further research to study the hypothesis described in this recommendation.

DG MARE Director-General’s response to the AAC Recommendation on the differential food safety characteristics of farmed fish.

DG MARE Director-General’s response to the AAC contribution on the delegated act on the functioning of the Advisory Councils.

The AAC has published a Recommendation to the European Commission and the Members States to present the EU Aquaculture commonly shared values, making specific reference to the values related to sustainability. It addresses societal concerns about aquaculture and is looking to increase the level of aquaculture literacy and transparency and improve the communication strategy about aquaculture activity.

The AAC has published a Recommendation to the European Commission and the Members States to present the enhanced role of aquaculture Professional Organisations (POs) in promoting the sustainable development of aquaculture and contributing to the objectives of strategic European policies. It provides feedback on the difficulties faced by existing POs in implementing their Production and Management Plan or on individual stakeholders to set up a PO. Finally, it proposes actions that encourage the creation of POs and their effective contributions to the sustainable development of aquaculture.

The AAC has published a Recommendation to the European Commission and the Members States that is looking to ensure a level playing field regarding imported seafood products and to safeguard that such products are sold at fair and equitable prices in the EU.

The AAC has published a Recommendation to the European Commission and the Members States on the coherence of zones concerning shellfish farming. The Recommendation analyses current inconsistencies and proposes a framework aiming at a stronger coherence of the various zonings.

DG MARE Director-General’s response to the AAC Recommendation on the the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

This study from October 2021 was prepared by Poseidon Aquatic Resource Management Europe Ltd for the Aquaculture Advisory Council.