FishMPABlue 2

Fishers and marine protected areas, a partnership for sustainability in the Mediterranean


Lessons learned from testing best management practices in 11 pilot MPAs

Project's best practices in scientific research relating to the fight against IUU fishing receive recognition at High Level conference.

How to improve collaboration between artisanal fishers and MPAs



Working with MPA managers

"Before the FishMPABlue2 project we were barely involved in the MPA, a meeting here and there, not many outputs. Since the project started cooperation has intensified. We have regular meetings, we are implementing measures together, putting together the management plan. In general it's an enormous change"

Sebastijan Raljević, fisherman from Telašćica Nature Park, Croatia

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FishMPABlue 2 in numbers

project partners


pilot projects

months duration


M€ project budget