Component: Sustainable management of fisheries in MPAs

Component leaders: Port-Cros National Park and WWF-France

The objectives of Component 4 are the following:

Management of traditional professional fishing in MPAs:

  • Providing MPA managers with a transnational survey on the benefits of MPAs artisanal fisheries in the Mediterranean and a synthesis of the best co-management practices.
  • Setting up a meeting with Mediterranean MPA and fishermen (2012).
  • Supporting the implementation of management measures for traditional professional fishing in the MPAs of 6 partners 

Sustainable management of recreational fishing in the MPAs considering the impact on fishery resources:

  • Providing MPA managers with a cross-national report on the scientific studies and the management of recreational fishing in the North-western Mediterranean countries.
  • Supporting the implementation of management measures for recreational fishing in the MPAs of 6 partners