FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Infrastructure

  • Development Agency for South Epirus and Amvrakikos S.A.

    02/06/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers the region of the northern part of the Amvrakikos gulf and the Ionian Sea in the Preveza prefecture. The area is well known for its environmental richness and hosts both a RAMSAR wetlands protection area and multiple Natura 2000 sites. Numerous avifauna, mammals, fish and vertebrate species are found here.
  • Our Krajna and Paluki

    01/06/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in the western part of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodeship, an area rich in rivers and lakes (including the Noteć river and the Bydgoszcz Canal). The fisheries activity is carried out by a few large aquaculture producers (mainly carp) and by the Polish Anglers’ Association who owns 5750 ha of waters.
  • Brodnica Lake District

    01/06/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is a mostly rural area located in the north-eastern part of Kujawsko-Pomorskie region, along the valley of the Drwęca river. There is a long tradition of lake fishing.
  • Masurian Sea

    01/06/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in the Masurian Lakes region in north-eastern Poland. This area has a very high number of lakes – over 300, with a total surface of over 27 000 hectares, including the largest Polish lake, Śniardwy.
  • Rural Development Initiative

    30/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in Western Pomerania close to the cities of Szczecin and Stargard as well as to the German border. Agriculture dominates the area, but there is also fish farming and lake fishing.
  • Pieria

    29/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area of Pieria, which is found along the western shore of the Gulf of Thermaikos, is a rural area where fishing is an important economic activity. It is well known for shellfish farming and in 2014 it produced over 8 400 tons of mussels representing over 85% of overall Greek production for the year. In addition to aquaculture, sea fishing remains important here.
  • Halkidiki

    26/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated along the border between the two municipalities of Halkidiki (Sithonias and Aristoteles). Its rural and mountainous geographic characteristics determine its economy and productive profile and have driven growth in the primary sector.
  • Thassos and Κavala

    26/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area is very rural with thousands of years of history. There are many protected sites of natural beauty and the region attracts many tourists especially to the well-known island of Thassos. Fisheries in this area is mostly small-scale, complemented by some aquaculture and a limited amount large-scale fisheries activities.
  • Kavala City

    26/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Historically linked with the tobacco trade commerce as well as fish processing and retail, Kavala city is a beautiful amphitheatrical city open to Aegean Sea. The most important features of the area is the fisheries sector including small-scale and large-scale fishing.
  • Leipzig Southern Area

    19/05/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is mainly characterised by widespread former brown-coal mining areas. In many of the opencast pits, artificial lakes have developed, which form a major part of the landscape in the area south of Leipzig in the north-west of the FLAG territory. The long history of mining and its legacy of pollution and environmental hazards are challenges these areas must cope with.