PECH Factsheets

Information about new/revised Factsheets will be posted under this heading. The complete current set for PECH is linked below: Common fisheries policy: 3.3.1. The common fisheries policy: origins and development 3.3.2. Fisheries resource conservation 3.3.3. Fisheries control and enforcement 3.3.4. Fisheries structural assistance 3.3.5. Producer organisations and the common market Read more…


Fisheries in Japan

Original publication: August 2017 Authors: Matilde Vallerani, Carmen-Paz Martí, Priit Ojamaa Short link to this post: Available languages: The present note was requested by the Committee on Fisheries of the European Parliament for its Delegation to Japan (18-22 September 2017). The note provides a review of the main characteristics Read more…

Figure 1. Fish product value chain

Seafood Industry Integration in the EU

Original publication: September 2016 Authors: Profundo: Ward Warmerdam, Alexandra Christopoulou, Mara Werkman, Jan Willem van Gelder Robin Davies Consulting: Robin Davies Short link to this post: Available languages: Background The aim of this study is to provide the Members of the Parliament’s Fisheries Committee with a clear description of the Read more…

Map 1: Adriatic Sea

The Clam Fisheries Sector in the EU – The Adriatic Sea Case

Original publication: January 2016 Authors: Giuseppe Scarcella, Alicia Mosteiro Cabanelas Short link to this post: Available languages: Background Fishing for clams (Chamelea gallina) by means of hydraulic dredges is of paramount importance in the Adriatic. The fishery is divided into Districts (Compartimenti Marittimi) and for each District a fixed number of dredgers are Read more…