Determination of Fish Consumption Habits of Students in Maritime High Schools: Turkey Example

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Yılmaz Yavuz A., Yavuz F.

KSU TARIM VE DOGA DERGISI-KSU JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURE, vol.25, no.2, pp.515-522, 2022 (ESCI) identifier identifier


In this study, it has been aimed to determine the fish consumption habits of the students studying at high schools in the field of Maritime. This research is cross-sectional in nature. It has been found that the participants give importance to fish consumption, they prefer to eat fish because it is healthy, and it is the recommendation of family and friends that make them willing to consume a new fish species. In the consumption of fish, they prefer to consume fresh, fried fish, which are hunted and purchased from the fishermen's stall. It is thought that the necessity of health education for the development of fish consumption habits and increasing the fish consumption rate and the carrying out of these training with family and peer support can increase fish consumption.