FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Governance

  • Tenerife FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers the 342km coastline of Tenerife which varies from rocky cliffs to low coastline and beaches. Tenerife is very much geared around tourism but there are many activities that utilise the island’s coast and marine space. Employment levels are good in the coastal area and fishing and aquaculture account for 3.4% of the island’s total employment and around 2% of its GDP
  • El Hierro FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    El Hierro is the smallest and most westerly island of the Canary archipelago. The FLAG area consists of the municipalities of La Frontera, El Pinar and Valverde, covers an area of approximately 270km2, and has a population of 10 000.
  • La Gomera FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG covers the municipalities of Hermigua, Vallehermoso, Valle Gran Rey, San Sebastián, Agulo, and Alajeró, covers an area of approximately 370km2 and has a population of 21 000.
  • Cadiz Estrecho FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Cádiz Estrecho FLAG area spans approximately 710km2, has a population of 70 000, and comprises natural marshland and the estuaries of the Sancti Petri channel. The area’s main fisheries activities are on the coastal stretch between the Bays of Cádiz and Algeciras, which are served by the fishing ports of Algeciras and Sancti Petri, which is situated in Chiclana.
  • Huelva FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The region of Huelva comprises the five coastal municipalities of Ayamonte, Isla Cristina, Lepe, Cartaya and Punta Umbría. Situated on the Atlantic coast the area has an attractive coastline, low levels of urbanisation and extensive marshlands, dunes and pine forests, many of which are protected.
  • Gran Canaria FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG covers the coastline of Gran Canaria, the most populated of the seven Canary Islands. Tourism is the main engine of Gran Canaria’s economy, 63% of which is divided between the retail trade and the restaurant sector.
  • Noroeste de Cádiz FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Noroeste de Cádiz FLAG area consists of five municipalities: Trebujena, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Rota, Chipiona and Puerto de Santa María. Fishing activities (trawling, seining, shell-fishing) are widespread throughout the area where there are several fishing ports and catches are sold at fish auctions daily.
  • Lanzerote FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Lanzarote, also known as “the island of volcanos”, is made up of seven municipalities and a small archipelago to the north of the island (Chinijo Archipelago). The whole area has been classified as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
  • Western Almeria FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Poniente Almeriense is situated in the southwest of the Almería province and comprises a 35km coastline. It is boarded to the north by the Sierra de Gádor and the Alborán Sea to the south. West of the FLAG area is the municipality of Albuñol (Granada) and to the east is the Gulf of Almería. From a social perspective, there is a strong unity between the FLAG area’s four municipalities.
  • Almeria Coast FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Almería Coast FLAG is situated in the eastern part of the Almería province with an area spanning approximately 1 500km2. The region has longstanding fishing tradition but in recent years, the industry has been in decline.