FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Small-scale and coastal fisheries

  • Great Masurian Lakes FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in the north-western part of the Warmińsko-Mazurskie region. It is characterised by a high percentage of surface water (17% of the area). There are 119 lakes with a total area of around 34 000 hectares, as well as many forests and many protected areas.
  • Vistula Lagoon FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is situated in the north-western part of the Warminsko-Mazurskie region, close to the border with Kaliningrad (Russia). The region is home to five small fishing ports and 62 fishing boats (compared to 220 about 10 years ago), usually owned by one or two fishermen. Fishing takes place in the brackish waters of the lagoon, where the main catch is herring but also bream and pikeperch.
  • Mielno FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located on the Baltic coast in the region of Western Pomerania. This area has a long tradition of small-scale fisheries whose boats are operated from the beach.
  • Szczecin Lagoon FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is situated along the western part of the Polish Baltic sea coast close to the German border. It is an area very rich in fish (62 fish species, both marine and freshwater), with five fishing harbours. There are many small fishing boats and one fish processing plant.
  • Aude FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Fisheries activities have been long rooted in the FLAG area and, present in both its coastal waters and lagoons, are still closely associated with the local heritage. Indeed, it is the second French Mediterranean production area, hosting both fishing activities and shellfish farming.
  • Halland FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Halland is a coastal area characterised by many sandy beaches, rockfaces, lakes and rivers. In the northern part of the FLAG area is the archipelago, which is largely protected by nature reserves.
  • Lake Vänern FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Lake Vänern is the largest lake in Sweden. Challenges for the region include an ageing population, particularly in fisheries communities.
  • Sydost FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated in the southeast of Sweden and features numerous lakes, streams, coasts and seas, forming a unique development area. Challenges for the area include the low added value of local fisheries products.
  • Skåne Nordväst Norra FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Fishing on the Swedish side of the Öresund strait consists almost exclusively of local small-scale coastal fisheries providing unique opportunities for local fisheries development. The revenue from the Öresund area is among the highest in Sweden and the fish stocks amongst the strongest.
  • Bohuskust FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Bohuslän region is strongly linked to the oceans and fisheries which have for more than 500 years been a source of sustenance and livelihood for local inhabitants. At the same time, seasonal dwellers, tourists and other visitors enjoy the fantastic landscape where fishing and environmental concerns are paramount.