Mediterranian and Black Sea fisheries

Case study Leader: Christos Maravelias (Hellenic Centre for Marine Research)

Other participants: NISEA, KTU

Relevant Regional Advisory Council (RAC): Mediterranean RAC

Summary:

The fisheries selected are the Greek Aegean Trawl fishery (GSA 20), the Italian clam fishery in the Adriatic Sea (which is included in the project as being a successful example of the territorial use of rights in fisheries – TURFs), the demersal Tyrrhenian fishery (GSA 10 - proposed in order to explore the future implementation of individual Transferable Effort (ITE) allocation), and the Black Sea Turkish Anchovy fisheries (where the majority of the catch is harvested by purse seine vessels of which half of the fleet registered to the Black Sea ports).

flagsThe research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7 / 2007-2013) under grant agreement no. 289192. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the European Union cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.