Legislation measures

Measures such as product bans or design requirements are best established at EU level while for reduction targets for aquaculture products it is better to give Member States some choice on the measures, including the use of economic instruments.

Policy Policy

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Targets are assumed to be as a percentage of the total consumption, but per capita targets could also be set as is the case under the plastic carrier bags Directive.

Relevant type of aquaculture:

Fish Shellfish Seaweed

Relevant sea basin:


Relevant stage:

Prevention and reduction