The Project

Activities

Publications

Events

 
  ASSESSMENT AND MONITORING OF THE FISHERY RESOURCES AND THE ECOSYSTEMS IN THE STRAITS OF SICILY  
   
 

MedSudMed "Assessment and Monitoring of the Fishery Resources and the Ecosystems in the Straits of Sicily" is a regional project with four participating countries (Italy, Libya, Malta and Tunisia), executed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and funded by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies (MiPAAF), and since 2012 by the European Commission. In 2011 the Regione Siciliana (Italia has provided ad hoc assistance for specific activities on crustaceans in the project area. The Project aims to support scientific communities and countries in the development of a monitoring system for the studies of fisheries resources and ecosystems. The main objectives of the Project are to increase the scientific knowledge on the ecosystems of the project area, strengthen national and regional expertise, develop scientific cooperation in order to promote the standardization of the methodologies used in fisheries research. .. ... +MORE

 >>> DEMERSAL CRUSTACEANS

Synthesis of information on some demersal crustaceans relevant for fisheries target species in the south-central Mediterranean Sea. Reviews and compiles of scientific information on: Aristaeomorpha foliacea, Melicertus keraturus, Metapenaeus monocheros, Nephrops norvegicus, Palinurus elephas, and Parapenaeus longirostris.

 >>> ARCHIVE OF EVENTS

08-09 May 2017. Tunis, Tunisia

FAO-MedSudMed Working Group on Demersal Fisheries Resources      

02-03 March 2017. Tunis, Tunisia

Fifteenth Coordination Committee Meeting of MedSudMed      

8 February 2017. Rome, Italy

MedSudMed technical meeting in support of fisheries management in the south-central Mediterranean Sea (Part 2)      

 

A learning opportunity promoted by the FAO Fisheries Department Regional Projects, GFCM and the European Commission Joint Research Center to keep scientist up to date with new methods and tools for the assessment of stocks. MORE INFO (REGISTRATION CLOSED) 

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Informative Note Short summary of the guidelines of the FAO project MedSudMed.

GFCM Statistical bulletin 2012. Operational Units in the MedSudMed area, GSAs 12-16, 21.

FAO Projects in the Mediterranean have been influential in developing a regional attitude toward sustainable fisheries.

FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries as adopted on 31 October 1995. Arabic version.

Maps resulting from oceanographic modelling at sub-regional scale were generated for salinity, temperature and currents.

 


European Commission


REGIONE SICILIANA

Italian Ministry
of agriculture
food and forestry policies

Credits

 COUNTRY FIHERY INFORMATION

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"COUNTRY FISHERY INFORMATION"

ITALY: Institute for coastal marine environment (IAMC-sez Mazara del Vallo)

LIBYA: Marine Biology Research Centre (MBRC)

MALTA: Ministry for the Sustainable Development, the Environment and climate changes (MSDEC)

TUNISIA: Institut National des Sciences et Technologies de la Mer (INSTM)

CGFCM and other mediterranean projects

GFCM AdriaMed
ArtFiMed CopeMed II
EastMed    

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