FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Greece

  • Ionian Islands FLAG

    20/10/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The island of Corfu lies of the north-west coast of Greece. The local economy is mainly dependant on tourism. The island is known for its natural beauty and pleasant climate. As the only part of Greece not to have been occupied by the Ottoman empire, it has a unique history.
  • Olympias FLAG

    25/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area includes the coast of the Ilia prefecture and the Pinios Lake and is located along the western half of the Peloponnese peninsula. The fisheries activities found here are mostly small-scale.
  • Ahaia FLAG

    25/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated in western Greece, in the north-western part of the Peloponnese peninsula. A very large part of the coastal economy is indirectly dependent on fishing, as many activities such as tourism, food services and commerce benefit from marine products.
  • Aitoliki FLAG

    25/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area consists of a combination of mountainous and coastal landscapes. It possesses Greece’s largest lagoon (the Messolonghi lagoon). Most of the fishing activity is small-scale and traditional and takes place in the Messolonghi lagoon.
  • Trixonida FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area includes the South West coast of Aitoloakarnania, the Meganisi island and a large number of lakes (five natural and three artificial) on the mainland. The most common type of fishing is small-scale coastal. Aquaculture is also a very important activity in the area.
  • Evros FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area lies in Eastern Macedonia, near the Turkish border. It can be characterised economically by the development of tourism, especially on the island of Samothraki.
  • Lassithi FLAG

    22/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area is located in the western half of the island of Crete. The main economic activities here are tourism and agriculture.
  • Chania FLAG

    22/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Chania FLAG covers the western chunk of the Island of Crete, the largest and most populous of the Greek islands. The fisheries sector is strong here as evidenced by the location of several fisheries ports and processing units in the area.
  • Cyclades FLAG

    22/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Cyclades Archipelago is made up of 24 small islands; 16 of which have a population of less than 3 000 people. This means that both human and economic resources are fragmented here.
  • Dodecanese FLAG

    22/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Dodecanese islands are found on the south-eastern coast of Greece. The 20 inhabited islands are strongly connected with activities linked to the sea. The local economy is mainly dependent on tourism.