Welcome to Ifish

iFish is a brand new information portal designed to celebrate and champion the 116,000 fishermen across 87,000 vessels fishing in European seas. It also aims to challenge some of the myths surrounding the fishing industry and show you the hard work that goes in to putting tasty and healthy food on our plates.

Few foodstuffs impact on our health, food security and the price of our shopping baskets in quite the same way. Seafood is a key element of European national diets and responsible fishing contributes to balanced coastal communities and ecosystems and creates significant employment inland as well as over the horizon.

A healthy diet should include at least two portions of fish a week, including one of oily fish. Our fishermen are working hard to ensure that we can continue to provide fish not just today or tomorrow but for years and generations to come.

This site aims to show you just how vital seafood is nutritionally, environmentally and economically, and how much we still need our fishermen.

We want iFish content to inspire you to find out more about what is one of the world’s oldest industries and hope you will return often for updates and new material. Our lively blogs section should give you an idea of what life is like for our fishermen while we will keep you up to date with latest news, opinions and fact files on different fish and the seas in which they swim.

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iFish is brought to you by Europêche, the trade body representing the fishing industry across Europe. To find out more click here