FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

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  • Hiiukala FLAG

    05/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Hiiumaa is a beautiful un-spoilt island in the Baltic sea to the west of Estonia which can be reached in about 90 minutes by ferry from the mainland. The FLAG area consists of Hiiumaa island and a number of small islets surrounding it which together form the county of Hiiu. This county is divided into five municipalities, of which four are part of the FLAG.
  • Ruegen FLAG

    01/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Rügen is an island in the Baltic Sea and the largest in Germany. It is known for its beaches and white chalk cliffs which span coastline of approximately 574 kilometres. The island is also well-known for the Jasmund National Park which his home to primeval beech forests and white-tailed eagles.
  • 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.
  • Eastern Oberlausitz FLAG

    01/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Eastern Oberlausitz FLAG is situated in the eastern part of Saxony. This primarily rural region is located between the border with Poland and the conurbation of Dresden (approx.100 km away). The landscape is characterised by many diverse natural areas with rare animal and botanical species.
  • Saxon Zweistromland - East Elbe FLAG

    01/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The region is in the northern part of Saxony, close to the border of the federal states of Brandenburg and Saxony-Anhalt; it has a typical agricultural landscape with several protected areas.
  • Delitzsch area FLAG

    01/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Delitzscher region is situated in the north of Saxony, in western “Nordsachsen” to the north of the city of Leipzig. 72% of the area is used for agricultural purposes and 1,933 ha is covered in water
  • Southern North Friesland FLAG

    31/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The fisheries area “Nordfriesland Nord” is located on the west coast of Schleswig-Holstein, just under 20 km from the Danish border. It is a rural region with a strong tourism sector. In the immediate vicinity of the FLAG lie the North Frisian Islands of Sylt, Föhr and Amrum and the numerous Hallig islands (tidal islands). The North Sea in this area is part of the German Wadden Sea National Park of Schleswig-Holstein which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.