FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Education and training

  • Inner Luebeck Bay FLAG

    31/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area is situated in the south-west part of the Baltic Sea. It is a popular tourist destination. The fisheries sector here is still important, though it is generally declining.
  • West FLAG

    31/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG West area comprises the coastal zones of counties Galway and Clare and has a considerable seafood industry, with over 450 registered boats, and over 350 fishermen. Targeted species include lobster, crab, crayfish, shrimp, scallops and oysters.
  • South FLAG

    31/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The South FLAG area covers the coast of County Cork including seven West Cork Islands, from the Kerry–Cork boundary West of Lauragh, in Kerry to the river at Youghal. The fleet in the area is distributed across many small harbours and piers all along the coast.
  • 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.
  • Bothnian Bay / Perämeri FLAG

    31/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Bothnian Bay is in the northernmost part of the Gulf of Bothnia and Baltic Sea. It freezes over completely every winter. There are several forms of fishing found here: mainly trap and gillnet, trawl fishing (when there is no ice), dragnet and net fishing in winter.
  • 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.
  • South West FLAG

    28/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Kerry is one of the most sparsely populated counties in Ireland with the most rural and peripheral areas in the county experiencing declining populations over the last 20 years. This is especially true of the coastal regions.
  • North FLAG

    28/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Donegal is a large county with a lengthy coastline featuring a number of long inlets and bays. The region is sparsely populated and outside of Letterkenny, its only large urban centre, there is a high dependence on small-scale agriculture and fisheries enterprises.
  • Barycz Valley Partnership FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The valley of the Barycz river is situated in south-western Poland at the border of Lower Silesia and Wielkopolska. It has an 800 year-long tradition in carp production in ponds.
  • 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.