CABFISHMAN is working to combine knowledge on fisheries management across the Northeast Atlantic in order to advance the assessment of ecosystem services and the economic capacity of fishing grounds in the region. To do this we are:
Our work on fisheries management allows stakeholders to take progressive steps towards crafting a management strategy that prioritises marine ecological wellbeing and engenders ongoing prosperity for small-scale fisheries.
Lead partner: AZTI Foundation
Our Engagement Team transforms the results of the CABFISHMAN project into practical information that stakeholders can use. This team aims to quickly and efficiently develop methods for more sustainable fishing in the Northeast Atlantic.
CABFISHMAN is led by our project coordinators, who ensure that progress is effective, relevant and on-target. This team maintains communication channels between all parties, ensuring that tangible co-management and ecosystem-based objectives can be delivered.
We are designing an interactive tool which will allow users to describe and map small scale-fishing activity. By placing the Northeast Atlantic’s small-scale fishing within a wider context, this tool will facilitate fisheries management, education, public awareness, and habitat protection.
CABFISHMAN seeks to build a future for fisheries management where fishers work confidently alongside managers, government officials and scientists. Together, facilitating a network of healthy, diverse ecosystems and fisheries in the Northeast Atlantic.
By engaging diverse groups with a stake in fisheries management the project will ensure that small-scale fisheries are included in decision making processes at all scales.