FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Small-scale and coastal fisheries

  • 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.
  • Aitoliki FLAG

    25/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area consists of a combination of mountainous and coastal landscapes. It possesses Greece’s largest lagoon (the Messolonghi lagoon). Most of the fishing activity is small-scale and traditional and takes place in the Messolonghi lagoon.
  • Evros FLAG

    24/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area lies in Eastern Macedonia, near the Turkish border. It can be characterised economically by the development of tourism, especially on the island of Samothraki.
  • Cyclades FLAG

    22/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Cyclades Archipelago is made up of 24 small islands; 16 of which have a population of less than 3 000 people. This means that both human and economic resources are fragmented here.
  • Exporting live octopus

    20/07/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    TRANSPOLVO is a research project which explores the conditions for transporting octopus live to consumers.
  • Pescadoartesanal.com

    04/07/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    Pescado artesanal is an online platform and a communication campaign to increase the consumption of artisanal seafood. The online platform pools products of four auctions, making local seafood more accessible to buyers.
  • Health Trainers Working with Fishermen

    04/07/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    A two-year pilot project working with fishermen to improve their overall health and well-being and connect them with local health and well-being services.
  • 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.
  • Green harbour of Malaga: an environmentally-friendly engine for small-scale fishing boats

    27/06/2017
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In Malaga, small-scale artisanal fishing accounts for the overwhelming majority of the local fleet. However, high fuel prices and low quality of boat engines have been threatening the future of small-scale sustainable fishing in the area.
  • 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.