Turkish Seafood consider the long-term vitality of harvested species and the well-being of the seas and water sources. To maintain sustainable aquaculture production the local aquaculture sector is commited to:
- Environment practices: Sea and Wetland conservation; effective effluent management and water quality control; sediment control and sludge management; soil and water conservation; efficient fishmeal and fish oil use; responsible sourcing of brood stock and juvenile fish; Minimizing biodiversity and wildlife impact.
- Community practices: Establishing well-defined rights, aquaculture zones and responsibilities for farmers; regulatory compliance and effective enforcement; community involvement; worker safety, fair labor practices and equitable compensation.
- Sustainable farm management practices: Effective biosecurity and disease control systems, microbial sanitation, maintain global standards for hygiene, efficient and humane harvest and transport and traceability.