Brief Summary of achievement, results and highlights
Action 3. New initiatives
Gap analysis of the environmental performance of the selected fisheries against the MSC Sustainable Fisheries Standard. The pre-assessment analysis allow to identify strengths and areas of improvements towards sustainable fisheries management.
- Algarve common octopus, Octopus vulgaris, pot and trap fishery (Portugal)
- Lugo common octopus, Octopus vulgaris, trap fishery (Spain)
- Irish veined squid, Loligo forbesii, trawl fishery (Ireland)
MSC Action Plan for the Algarve Common Octopus Fishery
The objective of this Action Plan is to improve the weaknesses found in the Algarve octopus pot & trap fishery identified in the pre-assessment against the MSC Sustainable Fisheries Standard. The final report is presented in Portuguese. A summary of the main results in English is also provided.