FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Marine litter

  • Trapanese FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated in the western part of Sicily and the region’s economy is largely dependent on the sea. Fishing and canning are the two main local industries and fishers typically catch tuna using the ‘mattanza’ technique.
  • Blue Coast FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Blue Coast FLAG area’s main features are the wide hill zone, interrupted by a big river valley, and several densely populated coastal towns. The sandy shore has a Mediterranean climate and scrub.
  • North Marche FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area lies along the northern coast of the Marche region, covers five municipalities (Gabbice Mare, Pesaro, Fano, Mondolfo and Senigallia) and has Axis 4 experience.
  • Chioggia and the Po Delta FLAG

    22/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area has remained unchanged compared to Axis 4, and includes four municipalities (Chioggia, Rosolina, Porto Viro and Porto Tolle) in the provinces of Venice and Rovigo.
  • Sicily Islands FLAG

    14/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is included in three provinces and seven municipalities. Fishing activities on the Sicilian islands are mainly small-scale and coastal. Their challenges include poorly developed infrastructure in landing areas, a lack of real fish markets and a low number of processing facilities.
  • East Liguria FLAG

    13/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The East Liguria FLAG area covers all coastal municipalities of the provinces of Genoa and La Spezia, and is characterised by a geographical continuity and economical homogeneity based on micro and small businesses (mostly engaged in the trade and tourism sector).
  • Malaga FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area comprises six coastal municipalities which all have a strong marine and fishing tradition and culture. The area, like most in the coastal enclaves of the Mediterranean, has a large population. The services industry, particularly the tourism sector, accounts for a high percentage of businesses, jobs, and sales in the area.
  • La Plana FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The La Plana FLAG area covers the provinces of the three coastal regions of Baix Maestrat, Plana Alta and Plana Baixa. Fisheries and aquaculture only account for 5% of employment. Over a five-year period, fishing activity has reduced, and the number of active fishing vessels has decreased by more than 10%.
  • Bajo Nalón FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Bajo Nalón FLAG area is made up of just two municipalities (Muros de Nalón and Soto del Barco) in the Asturian region. This area also includes the Nalón river, the largest and most important river of the Spanish northern coast. Both municipalities are located at the mouth of the Nalón river.
  • Esterel Côte d’Azur FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Despite having very dense urban centre, the Esterel Côte d’Azur FLAG teritory also has many natural areas and a rich fisheries heritage. The coastline is dynamic and heavily influenced by tourism with sailing, yachting, diving, and fishing (both professional and sport) being prominent activities.