FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Small-scale and coastal fisheries

  • Calarasi Danube FLAG

    16/01/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG territory is flat, located in the South-East of the country and consists of the Bărăgan plain and the Danube meadow. In the FLAG area, there are natural coastline wetlands with great biological diversity.
  • Guidelines to strengthen organizations representing the small-scale fishing sector

    19/12/2017
    - News
    Practical action points to strengthen small-scale fishing organisations and help them make their voices heard in the decision-making process
  • Trialling more selective lobster pots

    15/12/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    FLAG cooperates with local fisheries management body to encourage uptake by fishermen to trial lobster pots with specially designed escape gaps, providing both environmental and commercial benefits.
  • North of Tyne FLAG --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020--

    15/12/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- The area comprises 14 settlements with fishing activity from North Shields in the south to Berwick-upon-Tweed in the north, covering a distance of approximately 105 km, with a coastal population of 72,728, and with over 150 people directly in the fishing industry.
  • Sea truffle farming

    01/12/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    A local fisheries cooperative and research institute successfully pilot the farming of warty venus clams, or “sea truffles”, diversifying the area’s aquaculture production.
  • Ericeira/Cascais FLAG

    09/11/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    To the north of Lisbon, Mafra and Cascais are coastal municipalities with strong fisheries sectors due in part to the presence of two auctions and important municipal fish markets in Ericeira and Cascais.
  • AdaeMar FLAG

    09/11/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area includes the parishes of Marinha Grande and Vieira de Leiria in the municipality of Marinha Grande and the parish of Coimbrão in the municipality of Leiria. The fishing communities here include Vieira de Leiria, Pedrógão and São Pedro de Moel
  • Crete Messara Gulf FLAG

    31/10/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Due to its extensive history and unique natural environment, this FLAG area which covers the southwest part of Heraklion Prefecture, (Messara Gulf), is rich with cultural and natural assets.
  • Pillio FLAG

    30/10/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area consists of the Sporades islands, and the community of Trikeri. The morphology, the limited degree of human intervention and the excellent condition of the natural environment, makes the area an ideal refuge for many endangered species.
  • South Evia & Skyros FLAG

    30/10/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is a sub region on the island of Evia which is geographically located in the epicentre of the Greek Mainland. The main challenges in the area are sustainable development, increasing competitiveness, job creation and improving the quality of life.