General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean - GFCM

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Fisheries

Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries feature a great variety of target species, vessels and fishing gears and play an extremely important socioeconomic role in the whole region. The mandate of the GFCM is to ensure the sustainability of fisheries activities through the adoption of adequate management measures. 

STOCK ASSESSMENT

FISHING FLEET

RED CORAL

SMALL SCALE FISHERIES

BLACKSEA4FISH

Discover the Mid-term strategy towards the sustainability of Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries

The mid-term strategy (2017–2020) towards the sustainability of Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries is the fruit of the commitment of GFCM contracting parties, cooperating non-contracting parties and partner organizations to improve, by 2020, the sustainability of Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries and ensure that the alarming trend in the status of commercially exploited stocks is reversed.