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Following the restoration of constitutional order in Guinea-Bissau, the EU and Guinea-Bissau have signed a new three-year fisheries Protocol under the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the two parties. EU boats, mostly from Spain, Portugal, France, Greece and Italy, will now be able to resume fishing in local waters following a two year interruption.
The Commission welcomes that the EU, the Faroe Islands and Norway reached agreement on 21 November on an arrangement on mackerel fisheries for 2015.

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Inseparable
Inseparable

Leaflet on the Inseparable campaign, 2014



Safeguarding the future of our seas, generating new prosperity
Safeguarding the future of our seas, generating new prosperity

This publication is a part of a series that explains what the EU does in different policy areas, why the EU is involved and what the results are.



Facts and figures on the Common Fisheries Policy - Basic statistical data
Facts and figures on the Common Fisheries Policy - Basic statistical data

Statistical data summary describing clearly and concisely the fisheries and aquaculture sector in figures (2014 edition).



Species of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea
Species of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea

Multilingual glossary giving names of the most common fish species in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

(2013 edition)



EUMOFA - Your online source for European market intelligence
EUMOFA - Your online source for European market intelligence

Leaflet presenting EUMOFA, the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products.
Manuscript completed in 2013. 



2010-2012: Two and a half Years of Change in Fisheries and Maritime Affairs
2010-2012: Two and a half Years of Change in Fisheries and Maritime Affairs

Commissioner Maria Damanaki: "With the first half of my mandate as European Commissioner already gone by, this is probably a good time to see where we are in fisheries and maritime affairs – and where we are headed."



10 species, 10 fact sheets
10 species, 10 fact sheets

Fact sheets on the aquaculture species with the highest production rates in the European Union. Manuscript completed in 2012.



2012 fact sheet on aquaculture techniques
2012 fact sheet on aquaculture techniques

The breeding of aquatic animals today presents a wide range of techniques, methods and even traditions, detailed in this fact sheet. 



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Facts and figures on the Common Fisheries Policy - Basic statistical data
Facts and figures on the Common Fisheries Policy - Basic statistical data

Statistical data summary describing clearly and concisely the fisheries and aquaculture sector in figures (2012 edition).



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How do you choose?
How do you choose?

Buy wisely: choose sustainable fish and you'll enjoy it forever.
Manuscript completed in 2011.



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Reforming the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP); Building a brighter future
Reforming the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP); Building a brighter future

Leaflet on the Reform of the common fisheries policy. Manuscript completed in 2011.



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Fisheries control
Fisheries control
Leaflet on fisheries control. Manuscript completed in 2010.

Facts and figures on the CFP — Basic data on the Common Fisheries Policy
Facts and figures on the CFP — Basic data on the Common Fisheries Policy

Statistical data summary describing clearly and concisely the fisheries and aquaculture sector in figures (2010 edition)



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Combating illegal fishing
Combating illegal fishing
Leaflet on combating illegal fishing, Manuscript completed in 2010.

Combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing - Commission regulations (EC) no 1010/2009 and (EU) no 86/2010
Combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing - Commission regulations (EC) no 1010/2009 and (EU) no 86/2010

Brochure on Commission regulations (EC) no 1010/2009 and (EU) no 86/2010. Manuscript completed in 2010. Available in English only.



Combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing - Council regulation (EC) no 1005/2008
Combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing - Council regulation (EC) no 1005/2008

Brochure on Council regulation (EC) no 1005/2008. Manuscript completed in 2010. Available in English only.



Combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing – Council regulation (EC) No 1005/2008 – Handbook on the practical application
Combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing – Council regulation (EC) No 1005/2008 – Handbook on the practical application
Brochure on Council regulation (EC) no 1005/2008 and its practical application. Manuscript completed in 2010.

Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy - Green paper
Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy - Green paper
The Commission's green paper on a reform of the Common Fisheries Policy with a glossy cover.

Reforming the Common Fisheries Policy
Reforming the Common Fisheries Policy
Leaflet summarising the green paper on a reform of the Common Fisheries Policy.

The Common Fisheries Policy – A User's Guide
The Common Fisheries Policy – A User's Guide
Brochure giving an overview of the Common Fisheries Policy. Manuscript completed in 2008 

The Common Fisheries Policy – Fact sheets
The Common Fisheries Policy – Fact sheets
Factsheets complementing the brochure on the Common Fisheries Policy. Manuscript completed in 2008.

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Species of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea
Species of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea
Multilingual glossary giving names of the most common fish species in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

Fishing together at 50: celebrating fifty years of cooperation in European Fisheries
Fishing together at 50: celebrating fifty years of cooperation in European Fisheries
Brochure highlighting the achievements of the Common Fisheries Policy prepared in connection with the 50th anniversary of the European cooperation.

Aquaculture in the European Union
Aquaculture in the European Union
Leaflet giving key facts on EU aquaculture.

Guidelines on positive environmental initiatives to be taken by the fishing sector
Guidelines on positive environmental initiatives to be taken by the fishing sector
Brochure developed in cooperation with the fishing sector.

The European Community External Fisheries Policy
The European Community External Fisheries Policy
Brochure explaining the external aspects of the Common Fisheries Policy. Exists in EN – ES – FR – PT. Also available in Arabic

Fish of the Mediterranean Sea
Fish of the Mediterranean Sea
Multilingual glossary giving names of the most common fish species in the Mediterranean Sea.

Fish of the North Sea
Fish of the North Sea
Multilingual glossary giving names of the most common fish species in the North Sea.

Managing fisheries in the EU
Managing fisheries in the EU
Brochure giving an overview of the Common Fisheries Policy (2004)

Fish of the Baltic Sea
Fish of the Baltic Sea
Multilingual glossary giving names of the most common fish species in the Baltic Sea.

Conferences on implementing the European Fisheries Fund, Minutes of the seminars organised by the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission, May 2005 -
Conferences on implementing the European Fisheries Fund, Minutes of the seminars organised by the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission, May 2005 -
Multilingual; EN – FR

European code of sustainable and responsible fisheries practices
European code of sustainable and responsible fisheries practices
Brochure on sustainable fishing practices

Fish of the Mediterranean Sea
Fish of the Mediterranean Sea
Multilingual glossary giving names of the most common fish species in the Mediterranean Sea.

Popular fish in the EU
Popular fish in the EU
Multilingual glossary giving names of the most common fish species in the EU.

European Fisheries Fund 2007-2013
European Fisheries Fund 2007-2013

The legal texts related to the European Fisheries Fund.



European Fisheries Fund 2007-2013
European Fisheries Fund 2007-2013
"A User's Guide". Brochure giving an overview of the European Fisheries Fund.

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The European Fisheries Fund 2007-2013
The European Fisheries Fund 2007-2013
Brochure.

Facts and figures on the CFP: Basic data on the Common Fisheries Policy – Edition 2008
Facts and figures on the CFP: Basic data on the Common Fisheries Policy – Edition 2008

Statistical data summary describing clearly and concisely the fisheries and aquaculture sector in figures. This work 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 European Union member states 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, consumption.



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Facts and figures on the CFP — Basic data on the Common Fisheries Policy
Facts and figures on the CFP — Basic data on the Common Fisheries Policy

Statistical data summary describing clearly and concisely the fisheries and aquaculture sector in figures (2006 edition) .



Synopsis of fisheries & aquaculture research projects in the 6th Framework Programme
Synopsis of fisheries & aquaculture research projects in the 6th Framework Programme

Brochure with summaries of research projects (2008).



Synopsis of selected R & D projects in the field of fisheries and aquaculture — Quality of life and management of living resources — Fifth framework programme
Synopsis of selected R & D projects in the field of fisheries and aquaculture — Quality of life and management of living resources — Fifth framework programme
Bruchure with summaries of research projects (2004).

Dissemination of the results of biological studies 1997-2000
Dissemination of the results of biological studies 1997-2000

Brochure with summaries of research projects (published 2005).



Fishery statistics
Fishery statistics
Brochure with summary tables on fishery statistics for EEA Member States and EU Candidate countries. It gives an overview of the data currently available in Eurostat’s database on Fisheries statistics and presents data on the total fisheries production, on aquaculture production, on catches by fishing region, on landings in EEA ports, on trade in fishery products, on the EEA fishing fleet, on per capita supply of the total fisheries production and on the number of fishers. The data are derived from official national sources and in the case of non-EEA countries from international organisations. In general they use internationally agreed concepts and definitions developed by the Coordinating Working Party on Fishery Statistics (CWP).

Evaluation of fishing agreements concluded by the European Community
Evaluation of fishing agreements concluded by the European Community
Brochure. Final Report: September 1999

Economic performance of selected European fishing fleets
Economic performance of selected European fishing fleets
Brochure

Fishing TACs and quotas 2014
Fishing TACs and quotas 2014

Miltilingual poster showing fishing opportunities in the EU for 2014.



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Fishing TACs and quotas 2013
Fishing TACs and quotas 2013

Multilingual poster showing fishing opportunities in the EU 2013.



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Fishing TACs and quotas 2012
Fishing TACs and quotas 2012

Multilingual poster showing fishing opportunities in the EU 2012.



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Fishing TACs and quotas 2011
Fishing TACs and quotas 2011

Multilingual poster showing fishing opportunities in the EU 2011.



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Fishing TACs and quotas 2010
Fishing TACs and quotas 2010

Multilingual poster showing fishing opportunities in the EU 2010.



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Aquaculture species
Aquaculture species
Multilingual poster showing the most common aquaculture species.

Deep-sea species
Deep-sea species
Multilingual poster showing the most common deep-sea species.

Species of the North Sea
Species of the North Sea
Multilingual poster showing the most common fish species in the North Sea.

Species of the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea (1)
Species of the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea (1)
Multilingual poster showing the most common fish species in the Mediterranean and in the Black Sea.

Species of the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea (2)
Species of the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea (2)
Multilingual poster showing the most common fish species in the Mediterranean and in the Black Sea.

Species of the Baltic Sea
Species of the Baltic Sea
Multilingual poster showing the most common fish species in the Baltic Sea.

Species of the North-East Atlantic
Species of the North-East Atlantic
Multilingual poster showing the most common fish species in the North-East Atlantic.

The fish processing sector in the European Union
The fish processing sector in the European Union
Poster

Aquaculture in the European Union
Aquaculture in the European Union
Poster

Fishing TACs and quotas 2009
Fishing TACs and quotas 2009
Multilingual poster showing fishing opportunities in the EU 2009.

Fishing TACs and quotas 2008
Fishing TACs and quotas 2008
Multilingual poster showing fishing opportunities in the EU 2008.

Aquatic animals and plants - Multilingual illustrated dictionary of aquatic animals and plants
Aquatic animals and plants - Multilingual illustrated dictionary of aquatic animals and plants

Multilingual Dictionary (DA, DE, EL, EN, ES, FI, FR, IT, NL, PT, SV). Available in PDF format only.



Multilingual dictionary of fishing gear
Multilingual dictionary of fishing gear

Multilingual Dictionary (DA, DE, EL, EN, ES, FR, IT, NL, PT). Available in PDF format only.



Multilingual dictionary of fishing vessels and safety on board
Multilingual dictionary of fishing vessels and safety on board

Multilingual Dictionary (DA, DE, EL, EN, ES, FR, IT, NL, PT). Available in PDF format only.