Historically fresh fish is sold where the catching vessel 'berths'
and across much of Europe this practice continues to greater or
lesser degree. Thus there are many hundred landing sites and almost
as many points of sale although increasingly concentration of supply is
virtually) with the trend towards market consolidation (buyer and
Pareto applies i.e. 20%
of auctions sell 80% of the catch.
EU auction sites
(EAFPA study EFAD
The catch of Iceland, Faeroe Isles
and Norway are significant and parts of the EEA and fresh fish
suppliers into the EU