30 junio 2011

INT6: Publicado el nº 5 de las Directrices Técnicas de la FAO para una pesca responsable

La FAO ha publicado las Directrices Técnicas para la Pesca Responsable Nº 5: Desarrollo de la Acuicultura, Supl. 5. El uso de peces silvestres como alimento en la acuicultura. Dicho documento se puede descargar en este enlace.

FAO. Aquaculture development. 5. Use of wild fish as feed in aquaculture. FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible Fisheries. No. 5, Suppl. 5. Rome, FAO. 2011. 79p.

These technical guidelines on the use of wild fish as feed in aquaculture have been developed to support sections of FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (CCRF) addressing responsible fisheries management (Article 7) and aquaculture development (Article 9) and in particular in support of Articles 9.1.3 , 9.1.4 and 9.4.3. The objective of these guidelines is to assist those concerned to ensure both aquaculture growth and equitable and sustained use of available fish stocks. The guidelines cover a number of issues relevant to the use of wild fish in feeds in aquaculture, ranging from ecosystem and environmental impacts, ethical issues and responsible use of fish as feed, aquaculture technology and development, and statistics and information needs for management. However, issues relating fisheries management are not covered here, as these have been considered within separate sets of guidelines related to fisheries management and there exist several sets of technical guidelines on the sustainable management of fisheries and several continuing initiatives to improve sustainable management of fisheries which inter alia would also apply to feed-fish fisheries.