fair-fish projet in Senegal

presentation and latest update.

Other fair-fish activities

Requests of fair-fish concerning the refom of the EU Common Fisheries Policy (December 31, 2009)

The starting point was the conviction that fish do feel pain. Find here
• summary of fair-fish principles to reduce pain in fish in fishing and farming activities,
• recommendations for good husbandry and the painless killing of farmed fish
• impacts of slaughtering methods on welfare and quality
Critical comments on the 1st draft of Fairtrade Intl. for Shrimp aquaculture
Critical comments on the 2nd draft of WWF standards for Trout aquaculture
Critical comments on the 2nd draft of WWF standards for Salmon aquaculture
Critical comments on the draft of international standards for responsible Tilapia aquaculture by WWF
Critical comments on the draft of international standards for responsible Pangasius aquaculture by WWF
Critical comments on an AquaGAP draft by IMO
• Campaigning for farm fish welfare: The Swiss Melander case
• fair-fish statement in the 2014 IFOAM stakeholder round on organic aquaculture and RAS

Go to fair-fish international


fair-fish standards for fisheries

• Instructions for artisanal fishery in Senegal
• Complete standard in German or in French
• certificat from SGS and from Friend of the Sea

Guidelines for fish farming

Low stress fishing method: Each fish gets stunned by a blow on his head with the fair-fish club as soon as taken off the water.
Immediately after stunning, the fish is killed by dissecting the main artery with a blade imbedded in the opposite end of the fair-fish club.