Fisheries facts

Fisheries facts

Fisheries facts

Fisheries facts

The brochure "Facts and figures on the CFP" and the on-line version describe the fisheries and aquaculture sector in figures. It is based mainly on data compiled by Eurostat, the European Union Statistics Office, but also on figures collected by the European Commission and the FAO. 

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

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.