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This document has been prepared to provide an assessment of the current utilization of fishmeal and fish oil in aquafeeds and to make some projections into the future. This topic is addressed in the light of currently static levels in the production of fishmeal and fish oil.

The document was jointly prepared by Ulf N. Wijkström, Chief of the Development Planning Service, FAO Fishery Policy and Planning Division, and by Michael B. New who was under contract to FAO as a consultant.

The principal targeted audience includes policy makers, aquafeed and aquaculture producers, environmentalists, and researchers.

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