Fish and seafood
sea bass, plaice, dab, sole, cod, herring, mackerel, sardine, anchovy, haddock, tuna, halibut, turbot, brill, pike, trout, char, perch, pike-perch, bream, burbot, sturgeon, rainbow trout, eel, king prawn, shrimp, mussels, oyster, clams, squid, scallop, crab, langoustine, lobster
1. How often do you eat fish?
Is eating fish partly a health decision for you?
What are your favourite species of fish?
What about other kinds of seafood?
How do you like different kinds of fish cooked?
Describe some favourite seafood recipes.
2. Where do you usually buy fish, shellfish and crustaceans?
Do you usually buy frozen or fresh seafood products?
Where do different types of seafood come from?
Do you buy any exotic species of seafood?
Do the fish sellers state the origin of the fish?
3. Are the fish you buy caught wild, or farmed?
How easy is it to know if fish are farmed?
Do the sellers notify which fish are farmed?
Are there other ways of identifying which fish are farmed?
Which species of fish are most likely to be farmed?
What do you think is the proportion of farmed fish in the shops:
a. 75% b. 50% c. 25 % d. less than 25%
4. Is fish farming big business?
What kind of impression do you have of the fish farming industry?
Which countries have a lot of fish farms?
What the benefits of fish farming?
Are there any negative aspects of fish farms?
Do farmed and wild fish of the same species taste the same?
Are there any differences between wild-caught and farmed fish, apart from flavour?
5. Is it really healthy to eat a lot of fish?
Does it depend on the kind of fish?
Is it healthy to eat raw fish?
6. Do you catch your own fish to eat?
What species do you usually catch?
Are there species that you won’t eat if you catch them?
What fishing methods do you use?
Where do you go fishing?