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he name Mediterranean is derived from the Latin mediterraneus, meaning "inland" or "in the middle of the land" (from medius, "middle" and terra, "land"). It covers an approximate area of 2.5 million km² (965,000 sq mi), but its connection to the Atlantic (the Strait of Gibraltar) is only 14 km wide.

Statistics in Focus: The Mediterranean and the Black Sea basins

presenting data concerning the key economic activities in the sea basin as well as socio-economic data regarding the corresponding coastal regions.

Last update: 23/01/15

MEDRAC WG 19-20/04/2011

The MEDRAC will organise 2 working groups 1) on the Mediterranean regulation and 2) on shared stocks

Start date: 19/04/2011 - 17:00
Last update: 23/01/15

MEDRAC GA and EXCOM 21-22/02/2011

The MEDRAC will organise its next GA on 21-22 February 2011 in Remini. For more information, please contact the secretariat:

Start date: 21/02/2011 - 17:00
Last update: 23/01/15

Towards an integrated maritime Policy at the level of the Mediterranean coastal Regions

Lazio Region and DG MARE co-organise with the support of the Inter-Mediterranean Commission of CPMR and the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) the Conference "Towards an integrated maritime Policy at the level of the Mediterranean coastal Regions" on 16 and 17 December 2010 in Rome, Italy.

Start date: 16/12/2010 - 09:00
Last update: 07/12/10

MEDRAC WG and EXCOM 30/11/2010-01/12/2010

Start date: 30/11/2010 - 15:00
Last update: 23/01/15

MEDRAC WG on ICCAT 22/10/2010 Brussels

The MEDRAC will organise a working group to prepare the ICCAT annual meeting

Start date: 22/10/2010 - 17:30
Last update: 23/01/15

Study 2008-11 lot 4 Understanding size developments of exploited stocks and ecosystems in the Mediterranean by using private fishermen’s “tally-books” and historical information

In the lack of scientific quantitative data, empirical fishermen’s knowledge and other available historical information will be compiled in order to identify and interpret long-time changes in the Mediterranean demersal fisheries and ecosystems.    Why this study?

Last update: 22/05/10

Study 2008-11 lot 3: Study on the remuneration of spawning stock biomass

Establishing an analytical approach to estimate potential resource rents for different types of EU fisheries. Comparison of  the current and potential resource rents for the selected fleets. Why this study?

Last update: 06/04/11

MEDRAC EXCOM 08/06/2010 Marbella

Next MEDRAC executive committee will take place in Marbella on 8 June 2010.

Start date: 08/06/2010 - 15:00
Last update: 23/01/15

MEDRAC GA 07/06/2010

The MEDRAC General assembly will take place in Marbella on 7 June 2010.

Start date: 07/06/2010 - 15:00
Last update: 23/01/15


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