FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Spain

  • Costa Sostible FLAG

    29/03/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory covers both the Ria de Muros e Noia and the Ria de Corcubión. The region has historically been highly dependent on fishing even though the sector has not reached the same importance as it has in the south of Galicia.
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    Cultivating Queen Scallops

    22/02/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    Scallop fishermen teamed up with scientists to study the possibility of cultivating Queen Scallops in the Vigo Estuary, diversifying their production method and improving the sustainability of their activity.
  • Arousa FLAG

    29/12/2016
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in the middle of the north western coastline of Spain facing the Atlantic Ocean. The coastal territory of the Ria Arousa FLAG is a horseshoe-shaped area around the wide mouth of the tidal river of the same name and includes a number of islands.
  • Pontevedra FLAG

    28/12/2016
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area forms a geographical entity around the mouth of the Lérez River in the South West of Galicia, which flows into the Atlantic Ocean at the city of Pontevedra, where it creates Pontevedra's ria, having 6 municipalities. The boundaries are characterised by natural landmarks: The Lanzada isthmus in the North, the Cabo Udra in the South, the islands Ons and Onza in the West.
  • Vigo – A Guarda FLAG

    28/12/2016
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers 11 municipalities in the south of Galicia and is bordered by Portugal to the south. It includes Vigo, the biggest city in Galicia and the largest fishing harbor in Spain. There are 12 other ports in the area mainly in the north (with 10 auctions and 4 marinas). In the north, fishing is an important activity, whereas to the south, shellfish activities, processing and canning.
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    FARNET Magazine n° 14

    25/12/2016
    - Publication
    FARNET Magazine n° 14 - Autumn 2016
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    New start-up company models for young unemployed people

    21/11/2016
    - Cooperation Idea
    The North Sardinia FLAG wishes to cooperate with FLAGs concerned with new start-up models led by young people, fishermen’s relatives or young people leaving secondary schools who want to create self-employment opportunities.
  • The Millennium Tuna Route

    14/10/2016
    - Good Practice Short Story
    With local unemployment standing at over 34% and an isolated and struggling fishing sector, Cádiz Estrecho FLAG has invested in promoting its fishing heritage – and in particular its traditional “almadraba” tuna fishing activity, which dates back to Phoenicians times – as a unique selling point to attract quality tourism beyond the peak season.
  • Galician FLAG open to cooperation ideas

    07/10/2016
    - Cooperation Idea
    The Mariña Ortegal FLAG from Galicia, Spain, is open to cooperation ideas from around Europe. In particular, it is interested in cooperation on projects related to adding value to fisheries projects through processing and marketing.
  • Certified octopus fishery

    16/09/2016
    - Good Practice Project
    Con el apoyo del Eje 4, una pesquería de pulpo española se ha convertido en la primera del mundo en recibir una certificación del MSC (Marine Stewardship Council, Pesca sostenible certificada), hecho que sin duda contribuirá a abrir nuevas oportunidades de comercialización para la flota local.