The Common Fisheries Policy states that an Ecosystem-Based Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) needs to be implemented. This study provides a state-of-play of the implementation of… Read More

This study evaluates the costs and benefits on fisheries and aquaculture of three types of spatial protection measures: (i) Fish Stock Recovery Areas (FSRAs), (ii) Marine Protected Areas (… Read More

This study evaluates opportunities for reducing the carbon footprint of the marine wild capture sector managed under the current Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), while maintaining the… Read More

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Regionalisation was established to enable a bottom-up approach to fisheries governance by allowing lower-level authorities and stakeholders to step into the fisheries management process… Read More

The overall purpose of this study was to present the scientific basis of the positive and negative impacts of European aquaculture from an economic, environmental and social point of view… Read More

Article 15 of the reformed European Union (EU) Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) came into force on 1 January 2015. It introduced a phased implementation of a discard ban: a prohibition on… Read More

The global shift to renewable energy, including large-scale development of offshore wind farms (OWFs), is well underway. This expansion will in certain places lead to increased coexistence… Read More

The COVID-19 pandemic and the measures taken to confine its spread have impacted fisheries and aquaculture production systems across the European Union (EU). This report covers the time… Read More

This project encapsulated 4 Tasks to comprehensively build an understanding of the challenges and solutions to the circular design of fishing gear, and advance recommendations for the… Read More

While information regarding fishing vessels flying the flag of each MS is publicly available through the Community Fishing Fleet Register, information about the ownership of these vessels… Read More

This study targeted thirteen third-countries that have active bilateral agreements with the European Union (EU) through Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreements (SFPAs). This provides… Read More