Fisheries

EU reaches agreement on shared fisheries management of key stocks in 2023

The EU reached an agreement with northeast Atlantic coastal states, UK and Norway on the shared fisheries management of key stocks in 2023. 

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Eel production in Europe
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Health & Welfare

Eel production in Europe

After rapid expansion of glass eel culture in the mid-1990s was followed by overproduction, pricing problems, glass eel shortages and NGO pressures, European Union countries adopted national management plans for the eels. Importation of consumption eels was stopped, and exportation was phased out. 

COEXIST project addresses uses, interactions in Europe’s coastal waters
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Responsibility

COEXIST project addresses uses, interactions in Europe’s coastal waters

Throughout Europe, debate is taking place as to whether new fish farms, wind farms, tourist facilities or marine and/or coastal protected areas should be established. Competition for space is increasing. In the COEXIST project, partners from 10 European countries are exploring these developments, aiming to increase synergies and reduce conflicts, particularly with regard to the fields of aquaculture and fisheries.