FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Greece

  • Chios FLAG

    22/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The island of Chios belongs of the region of Northern Aegean. It is found in the eastern Aegean near the Turkish coast, and as such, has recently come under considerable pressure due to the migrant crisis.
  • Lemnos FLAG

    22/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area is located in the centre Aegean Sea and covers the islands of Limnos and Aghios Efstratios, as well as few smaller, uninhabited islets. The whole regional unit has a long fishing tradition and along with agriculture and tourism it remains the main source of income here.
  • Attiki island FLAG

    22/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Attica Islands are to be found to the south of Athens in the Saronic Gulf. Here we can find fish farms, fish processing units and small-scale fishing enterprises.
  • Parnonas FLAG

    22/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is found on the southern-most peninsula of mainland Greece. Within the area we find fish farms, small-scale fishing enterprises and businesses involved in pesca-tourism activities.
  • South Ipeiros Amvrakikoy FLAG

    02/06/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers the region of the northern part of the Amvrakikos gulf and the Ionian Sea in the Preveza prefecture. The area is well known for its environmental richness and hosts both a RAMSAR wetlands protection area and multiple Natura 2000 sites. Numerous avifauna, mammals, fish and vertebrate species are found here.
  • Ipeirios - Ioannina FLAG

    02/06/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers 262 203 square kilometres and 3.55% of its population is employed in fisheries or aquaculture. In the region, maricultural activities are extensive and intensive. This includes the farming of seafood species such as bream and sea bass.
  • Lesvos FLAG

    29/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Lesvos is the third largest island in Greece and forms part of the North-East Aegean region. The island is rural and sparsely populated. The local economy is based on agricultural and fisheries activities. The island is known for olive oil, local dairy products, and fish.
  • Kozani FLAG

    29/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Although the Region of Western Macedonia accounts for 60% of all of Greece’s water reserves, previous efforts at developing fisheries in the area have failed to gain traction.
  • Pieria FLAG

    29/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area of Pieria, which is found along the western shore of the Gulf of Thermaikos, is a rural area where fishing is an important economic activity. It is well known for shellfish farming and in 2014 it produced over 8 400 tons of mussels representing over 85% of overall Greek production for the year. In addition to aquaculture, sea fishing remains important here.
  • West Thessaloniki FLAG

    29/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area plays host to many important fisheries activities (including more than 60% of Greek mussel production). The main advantage the area has is its proximity to the large market of that the city of Thessaloniki offers. In general, however, fisheries here remain mostly small-scale.