FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Italy

  • West-South Sardinia FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area of South Western Sardinia is characterised by a jagged coastline and long sandy shores; the area has many natural protected areas, such as the Carloforte and Sant’Antioco Isles. Inland the area has a strong cultural identity and heritage characterised by a longstanding mining industry
  • Castellamare and Carini gulfs FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Tourism is one of the main economic activities in the area including spa and beach tourism, underwater archaeology and fisheries-related tourism (itti-tourism and pesca-tourism). The fishing fleet consists of 306 small-scale fishing boats, of which many are below 12m in length.
  • Etnea Coast FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Further information on this FLAG to follow.
  • West-Central Sardinia FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The West Central Sardinia FLAG area has a varied landscape of limestone cliffs and lowland sandy coasts which feature many wet habitats and lagoons.
  • Sun and Blue FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory comprises a diverse coastline and sandy dunes and is characterised by several delicate ecosystems. The region is a major tourist destination due to its rich archaeological history.
  • North Sardinia FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The North Sardinia FLAG runs for 931 km along the northern coast of the island which features a jagged coastline, small and sandy or rocky coves and only a few long stretches of beach. The north-eastern part of Sardinia is mostly mountainous with typical granite areas found in the Gallura region.
  • Savonese FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area is characterised by a strong coastal urbanisation receiving 50% of the tourists that visit the Ligurian coast. Agriculture and industry are also well developed.
  • Due mari FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated in the southeast of Sicily and encompasses the provinces of Siracusa and Ragusa. The region has a strong agriculture and tourism sectors and a historical seafaring culture.
  • Trapanese FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated in the western part of Sicily and the region’s economy is largely dependent on the sea. Fishing and canning are the two main local industries and fishers typically catch tuna using the ‘mattanza’ technique.
  • Ports of Velia FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area is characterised by small-scale fisheries with about 50 small boats and 6 landing areas (only two vessels over 12m, no big ports). Challenges here are linked to fishermen’s low competitiveness and poor linkages with the tourism sector.