FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Fisheries resources

  • Galati FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in the southeast of Galati county. Apart from the Danube, the FLAG area also includes two main rivers, the Prut and the Siret, lakes and ponds. Fishing here is mainly small-scale and inland.
  • Lake Vättern FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers the whole lake Vättern, which is the second largest lake in Sweden. There are around 20 commercial small-scale fishermen and the species of greatest economic value is crayfish.
  • Stockholmsbygd FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area stretches over a cluster of some 30,000 sparsely populated islands and a small portion of the mainland’s countryside. It forms part of the commuter belt of Sweden’s capital city with the resulting high property prices, frequent ferry crossings and other commuter traffic that this can bring.
  • ecoMAR FLAG

    05/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area extends over a coastal area of 35km and covers five parishes in two municipalities. This territory is noted for its traditional small-scale fisheries. This is a predominantly agricultural area with a growing tourist sector thanks to its accessible beaches.
  • Saaremaa FLAG

    05/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Saaremaa FLAG covers the islands of western Estonia in Saare county, with exception of Hiiumaa which has its own FLAG. The biggest islands in the Saaremaa FLAG area are Saaremaa, Muhu, Ruhnu, and Abruka ja Vilsandihe.
  • Olympias FLAG

    25/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area includes the coast of the Ilia prefecture and the Pinios Lake and is located along the western half of the Peloponnese peninsula. The fisheries activities found here are mostly small-scale.
  • Zegrze Lagoon FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area covers seven municipalities north of the city of Warsaw, and is unique in the Mazovia region in that 8% of its surface is covered by water. This is due in part to the meeting of three large rivers: the Vistula, the Narew and the Bug.
  • Chios FLAG

    22/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The island of Chios belongs of the region of Northern Aegean. It is found in the eastern Aegean near the Turkish coast, and as such, has recently come under considerable pressure due to the migrant crisis.
  • Fishermen and municipality join forces to set up a local fish market

    04/07/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    Fishermen and the local municipality worked together to improve selling conditions for fresh fish in Olt county with a local fish market for 170 fishermen.
  • Orkney Shellfish Research Project

    27/06/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    The Orkney Fisheries Research project is supporting the bottom-up delivery of a management plan and providing the evidence base for MSC accreditation for the brown crab fishery and other species in local waters.