Useful links

1. EU Fisheries Advisory Councils:

 Baltic Sea AC (Copenhagen, Denmark)

 Long Distance AC (Madrid, Spain)

 Mediterranean AC (Rome, Italy)

 North Sea AC (Zoetermeer, The Netherlands)

 Pelagic AC (Rijswijk, The Netherlands)

 South Western Waters AC (Lorient, France)

 Outermost Regions (Azores, Portugal)

 Market AC (Brussels, Belgium)

 Black Sea AC (Varna, Bulgaria/ Constanta, Romania)

 Aquaculture AC (Brussels, Belgium)

2. Fisheries Policy in the European Union - Management and Advisory Bodies:

 Committee on Fisheries - European Parliament (PECH)

 Directorate-General for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs - European Commission  

 Directorate-General for Environment - European Commission

 European Commission Advisory Councils

 Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STCEF)

3. Scientific Organisations:

 AZTI (Spain)

 Bord Iascaigh Mhara / Irish Sea Fisheries Board  (Ireland)

 Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) (United Kingdom)

 Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Belgium)

 FRS - Marine Scotland (Scotland - UK)

 International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (Copenhagen - Denmark)

 Instituto Español de Oceanografía (Spain)

 IFREMER (France)

 Joint Nature Conservation Committee (Scotland - UK)

 Marine Institute (Ireland)

 NAFC Marine Centre (Scotland - UK)

 AquaTT (Ireland)

4. EU Projects of interest for the North Western Waters AC

 FARNET.2 the European Fisheries Areas Network



 GAP2 Science - Stakeholder cooperation (ended 2015)

 GEPETO Fisheries Management & Transnational Objectives




  HORIZON 2020

5. Documents

Links to identification guides for sharks and rays