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8 March 2018 -
8 March 2018
A multi-annual plan to bring more stability, transparency and sustainability to western Mediterranean fisheries
20 February 2018 -
20 February 2018
Good news for European fisheries: fishing businesses in the Atlantic, North Sea and Baltic Sea are making record profits, thanks to a solid recovery of popular fish stocks like North Sea cod, which were severely depleted just a few years ago. A sign that the EU Common Fisheries Policy’s focus on sustainable fishing is paying off – for fishermen and fish stocks alike.
9 February 2018 -
9 February 2018
The sixth annual meeting of the SPRFMO held in Lima, Peru (30 January - 3 February 2018) resulted in important progress on key issues.
8 February 2018 -
8 February 2018
When you look out over the ocean what do you see? If the answer is new sources of food security, new medical breakthroughs, clean blue energy, then we want to hear from you.
2 February 2018 -
2 February 2018
After more than a decade of stagnation, EU aquaculture is finally showing signs of recovery. With 4% growth in volume and 8% in value between 2014 and 2015, and profits exceeding 400 million euro, the sector is generating more value than ever before.
26 January 2018 -
26 January 2018
Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) Mirko Šarović has signed the Malta MedFish4Ever Declaration, a multilateral strategy, proposed by the European Union, for safeguarding the future of the Mediterranean fishermen and coastal communities.
26 January 2018 -
26 January 2018
The Commission has decided to issue a reasoned opinion to Portugal on account of non-respect of the exclusive internal and external EU's competence for the conservation of marine biological resources.
24 January 2018 -
24 January 2018
The General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) has recently issued a recommendation regarding a multiannual management plan for turbot in the Black Sea (GFCM/41/2017/4).

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