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General approach to fish welfare and to the concept of sentience in fish

Authors

  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)


  • Panel members: Bo Algers, Harry J. Blokhuis, Anette Bøtner, Donald M. Broom, Patrizia Costa, Mariano Domingo, Mathias Greiner, Jörg Hartung, Frank Koenen, Christine Müller-Graf, David B. Morton, Albert Osterhaus, Dirk U. Pfeiffer, Mohan Raj, Ronald Roberts, Moez Sanaa, Mo Salman, J. Michael Sharp, Philippe Vannier and Martin Wierup.
  • Acknowledgement: The European Food Safety Authority wishes to thank the members of the Working Groups on Fish Welfare-Atlantic Salmon, Trout, Carp, Sea Bass/Sea Bream and European eel for the preparation of this opinion: Zdenek Adamek, Marie-Laure Bégout, Donald M. Broom, Toby Carter, Børge Damsgård, Derek Evans, Tore Hastein, Alan Henshaw Felicity Huntingford, Zsigmond Jeney, Sunil Kadri, Gilles Lemarie, Giovanna Marino, David Morton, Christine Müller-Graf, Michalis Pavlidis, Edmund J. Peeler, Maciej Pilarczyk, Patrick Prunet, Ronald J. Roberts, Lynne U. Sneddon, Bernd Sures, Geir L. Taranger, James Turnbull, Hans Van de Vis and Rod Wootten.
  • Adoption date: 29 January 2009
  • Published date: 24 February 2009
  • Question number: EFSA-Q-2008-708

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