FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Environment

  • Exporting live octopus

    20/07/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    TRANSPOLVO is a research project which explores the conditions for transporting octopus live to consumers.
  • 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.
  • Orkney Shellfish Research Project

    27/06/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    Orkney Fisheries Research Project støtter en lokalt forankret udarbejdelse af en forvaltningsplan og leverer dataene til brug for MSC-akkreditering af fiskeri efter taskekrabbe og andre arter i lokale farvande.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Posavje FLAG

    01/06/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Posavje FLAG area is a geographically independent unit in the south-east of Slovenia which covers six municipalities and four urban centres.
  • Masurian Sea FLAG

    01/06/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in the Masurian Lakes region in north-eastern Poland. This area has a very high number of lakes – over 300, with a total surface of over 27 000 hectares, including the largest Polish lake, Śniardwy.
  • Bytow Lake District FLAG

    31/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in the inland part of the Pomeranian region and includes many lakes and rivers as well as fish farms. The rivers of the area are home to many valuable species of salmonid fish and, as such, offer excellent angling opportunities.
  • North Kaszuby FLAG

    30/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located on the Baltic sea coast north of the city of Gdańsk. The area has valuable natural assets, many of them protected. The main economic activities are tourism, fishing and fish processing.
  • Leba River Basin FLAG

    30/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is situated on the Baltic Sea coast very close to the well-known Slowinski National Park. The area includes Leba, a fishing harbour with a small to medium-sized fishing fleet. Here we can also find fish processing as well as fish farming.