FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

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  • Kainuu-Koillismaa FLAG

    31/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Kainuu-Koillismaa is an area of dispersed settlement in North-East Finland with hundreds of lakes. The fishing traditions are strong and vital both among professional and non-professional fishermen. The lakes are mostly underfished and aquaculture has great potential.
  • South Finland / Etelä-Suomi FLAG

    31/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers the coast of the Gulf of Finland from Hanko to Virolahti and is well known locally for its beautiful archipelago. The regions fishing tradition, fishing methods, and operational culture have been and remain relatively uniform. There are approximately 110 full-time and 200 part-time professional fishers respectively and the area has five operational fish farms.
  • Archipelago Sea / Saaristomeri FLAG

    31/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Archipelago Sea has the world's largest inland sea archipelago; the landscape is dominated by over 22,000 islands and the coastline is 12,000 km long. The FLAG has an area of 14,000 km2 and the sea accounts for more than half of this. The region includes both densely populated cities and sparsely populated rural and island areas. Of the 370,000 inhabitants, 30,000 live on the islands. Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit the Archipelago Sea every year.
  • Paphos FLAG

    31/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area has an excellent climate, is rich in natural resources and landscapes, and has a rare flora and fauna. The fisheries sector in the area is considered particularly important because it creates jobs and offers healthy products to the people.
  • Virumaa FLAG

    28/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is located on the Northern and North-Eastern coast of Estonia. Small-scale coastal fishing of mostly flounder, perch and salmon is the main activity of local fishermen. This fish is mainly marketed directly to end consumers.
  • Ahaia FLAG

    25/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated in western Greece, in the north-western part of the Peloponnese peninsula. A very large part of the coastal economy is indirectly dependent on fishing, as many activities such as tourism, food services and commerce benefit from marine products.
  • Aitoliki FLAG

    25/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area consists of a combination of mountainous and coastal landscapes. It possesses Greece’s largest lagoon (the Messolonghi lagoon). Most of the fishing activity is small-scale and traditional and takes place in the Messolonghi lagoon.
  • Trixonida FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area includes the South West coast of Aitoloakarnania, the Meganisi island and a large number of lakes (five natural and three artificial) on the mainland. The most common type of fishing is small-scale coastal. Aquaculture is also a very important activity in the area.
  • Bielska Land FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG covers five municipalities surrounding from the north-west the city of Bielsko-Biała. The area is characterised by many small farms, some of them carrying out carp production in cascade ponds.
  • Dobiegniew Lake District FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in Western Poland. Its area includes many important rivers and nearly 100 lakes. There is a long tradition of inland fishing and aquaculture.