--ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- The FLAG area is distinguished by its intrinsic remoteness and natural beauty, illustrated by the high number of wildlife and landscape designations along the coast. The FLAG covers approximately 290 miles (467km) of coastline from Cairnryan in the East to Gretna in the West and includes the port at Kirkcudbright is which is in the top 20 UK ports by catch value.
--ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- The Outer Hebrides is a chain of more than 100 islands and skerries located about 70 kilometres north west of mainland Scotland, of which 15 are inhabited. The Outer Hebrides Fisheries Area is defined using the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Local Authority area which is has the same boundaries as many other organisations including the Outer Hebrides Inshore Fisheries Group.
Grazie al sostegno dell’Asse 4, un’attività spagnola di pesca al polpo comune è la prima al mondo ad aver ottenuto la certificazione Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), riconoscimento che apre nuovi sbocchi commerciali alla flotta locale.