FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Aquaculture

  • LLSÆ FLAG

    08/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers three islands: Langeland, Læsø and Ærø – which gives a long coastline, made up of sandy beaches, like much of the Danish coastline. Tourism is the area’s dominant sector. and there are eight operational fishing ports on the three islands.
  • Oscos-Eo FLAG

    18/04/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The local fishing sector is made up of small-scale inshore operations and shellfish gathering. The only oyster farms in Asturias are also located in this territory. Other relevant economic activities carried out in the FLAG´s territory are agriculture and rural tourism.
  • Thy-Mors FLAG

    07/04/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    This FLAG area covers the municipality of Thisted (the area around the town of Thy), situated on the north-west coast of Jutland, and the municipality of Morsø (the island of Mors) located in the Limfjord. Thy and Mors are characterised by a few large manufacturing companies with expertise in health technology and robotics, and more traditional production companies in the metal, wood, and food industries.
  • Arcachon FLAG

    31/03/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Arcachon – Val de l’Eyre basin is a semi-closed bay where many marine activities take place, and in particular tourism, which is the key activity for the local economy. Fisheries and aquaculture are also important sectors in the area.
  • Cornouaille FLAG

    03/03/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Cornouaille, on the western part of Brittany, has a 330km coastline along the Atlantic Ocean. The FLAG area counts 130 000 jobs and its key industries include food processing, tourism and commercial fisheries. 20% of the fish landed in French ports is landed in Cornouaille
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    Opole Region FLAG

    03/03/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area covers 11 municipalities and is located in the basin of the Odra river and its tributaries: the Nysa Kłodzka, the Mała Panew and the Stobrawa. The area is largely rural and has strong links with the fishing tradition. There are many active fishermen and NGOs dealing with fisheries culture, history, promotion of local fish products and education.
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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.
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    SI - FLAG Cooperation in Slovenia

    02/02/2017
    - Cooperation MS Fiche
    FLAG cooperation in Slovenia is mandatory and all FLAGs had to foresee it in their strategies. In the period 2007-2013 there was only one FLAG in Slovenia, covering the coastal area, but in 2014-2020 there are also three new FLAGs in inland areas.
  • Bornholm FLAG

    27/12/2016
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers the entire island of Bornholm, located in the Baltic sea to the east of the rest of Denmark and to the south of Sweden. The main industries on the island include fishing, dairy farming, and during the summer, tourism. The island’s heritage is characterised by crafts such as glass production and pottery, and a particularly large amount of round churches.
  • Sponging up pollution

    21/03/2016
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Marine sponges are filter feeder organisms known to accumulate metallic trace elements and digest fecal bacteria from the marine environment. That’s why academic researchers from the LBCM (Université de Bretagne Sud) teamed up with shellfish farmers to explore the filtration capacities of marine sponges to improve sea-water quality in shellfish farming areas.