General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean - GFCM

Area of application

The GFCM has competence for all marine waters of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

The GFCM area of application is divided into five subregions: the Western, Central and Eastern Mediterranean as well as the Adriatic Sea and the Black Sea. These subregions are divided into 30 geographical subareas (GSAs), commonly used in the GFCM as the minimal management unit. 

See also:
FAO Regional Fishery Bodies (RFBs) Map Viewer
GFCM geographical subareas (GSAs)
GFCM statistical grid