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The main Bluefin Tuna fishing season runs from 26 May to 24 June; this is when large vessels, purse seiners, are allowed to fish for Bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean and the Eastern Atlantic.
The Bluefin tuna fishery is regulated by the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) to which the EU is a contracting party.
Join #FARMEDintheEU, the European campaign about aquaculture to promote fresh, local, healthy fish and shellfish from the farmers in the water (our video is also a tribute to the movie "Love actually")

Fisheries facts

The brochure "Facts and figures on the CFP" pdf - 9 MB [9 MB] български (bg) čeština (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti keel (et) ελληνικά (el) español (es) français (fr) hrvatski (hr) italiano (it) latviešu valoda (lv) lietuvių kalba (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv) describes the fisheries and aquaculture sector in figures. It is based mainly on data complied by Eurostat, the European Union Statistics Office, but also on figures collected by the European Commission and the FAO. It reviews the latest developments in the fisheries sector in the 27 EU countries and in the candidate countries. All sectors are covered: catches, aquaculture, trade, Community aid, processing and all the related socio-economic indicators, such as employment, fleet and consumption.

The European Atlas of the Seas offers a diverse range of information about Europe's seas including:

  • Natura 2000 protected maritime sites
  • fishing quotas per species and per zone
  • European fishing fleet

It's available in English, German and French.

The European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture products (EUMOFA) is an on-line multilingual database which aims at enhancing market intelligence and transparency in the EU fisheries and aquaculture market. It provides access to real-time comprehensive data on price, value and volume of production across the European Union as well as market information and analysis. 

Infographics

The EU fish processing sector: facts & figures pdf - 589 KB [589 KB]

Vertical version (2014)

The EU fish processing sector: facts & figures pdf - 466 KB [466 KB]

Horizontal version (2014)

Protecting sea bass pdf - 2 MB [2 MB] français (fr)

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The EU fishing fleet: facts & figures pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]

Vertical version (2014)

The EU fishing fleet: facts & figures pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]

Horizontal version (2014)

Aquaculture facts pdf - 3 MB [3 MB] български (bg) čeština (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti keel (et) ελληνικά (el) español (es) français (fr) hrvatski (hr) italiano (it) latviešu valoda (lv) lietuvių kalba (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv)

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