FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

New technology

  • Seaweed assessment and management plan along Latvia’s coast

    11/04/2018
    - Good Practice Project
    Los GALP letones se asociaron para poner en marcha un proyecto de cooperación consistente en financiar un estudio destinado a valorar el potencial de producción de algas de las aguas letonas, junto con opciones para un plan de gestión que garantice una explotación sostenible de dicho recurso.
  • Detecting toxic microalgae

    22/02/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Oyster farms on the Leucate lagoon are regularly affected by toxic phytoplankton, leading to economic losses, especially during the high season around Christmas. In search of a solution, shellfish farmers teamed up with a biotech start-up to test a new, quick and easy way to detect toxic marine microalgae and anticipate its proliferation.
  • Crushed shells and 3D printing

    11/01/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In Olbia, the northern area of Sardinia, the shells of mussels are no longer considered waste. With the help of the FLAG, local students and teachers are using crushed shells to create useful objects of all sorts, from moulds created by 3D printing.
  • Trialling more selective lobster pots

    15/12/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    El GALP coopera con el organismo gestor de la pesca local para animar a los pescadores a probar nasas langosteras con aberturas de escape especialmente diseñadas, que proporcionan beneficios tanto comerciales como para el medio ambiente.
  • Cilento Blue Sea FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG's territory is characterised by diverse coastal areas and inland hills. Many areas in the region are protected and are important environmentally.
  • Landing of Ulysses FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG covers an area of 162 km 2, and includes 20 municipalities in the provinces of Naples and Salerno (from Castellammare di Stabia to Vietri sul Mare). The fisheries sector here is facing severe challenges in terms of diminishing fish resources and falling competitiveness.
  • South Marche FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is situated in the Southern part of the Marche region, bordering with the Abruzzo region at the mouth of the Tronto river. It is a discontinuous area of five municipalities (from north to south- Porto San Giorgio, Pedaso, Cupra Marittima, Grottammare and San Benedetto del Tronto).
  • Inland fishing Mecklenburg Lake District FLAG

    01/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area comprises a large part of the rural and sparsely populated Mecklenburg Lake District, which is characterised by vast interlinked inland waterways, many of which are protected areas. The fishing activities in the Mecklenburg Lakes follow a longstanding tradition and play an important economic and historical role in the area.
  • Green harbour of Malaga: an environmentally-friendly engine for small-scale fishing boats

    27/06/2017
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In Malaga, small-scale artisanal fishing accounts for the overwhelming majority of the local fleet. However, high fuel prices and low quality of boat engines have been threatening the future of small-scale sustainable fishing in the area.
  • Innovation on board helps shorten the supply chain

    26/06/2017
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Dansk Økomusling Aps is a company based in the Thy-Mors area of Northern Denmark. Until now, their line mussels were harvested, packed unsorted in 1000 kg mesh bags and sent overseas for processing before returning to be sold on the Danish market. This created a lengthy supply chain that often reduced the overall quality, increased the costs and the carbon footprint of their products.