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Public Deliverables

Major Achievements

Dissemination

Public Deliverables

D3. Booklet presenting lists of ecological data and MPA considered in the project.

D4. Booklet synthesizing the different fishery regimes where MPAs are included

D5. Literature review: application of cost-benefit analysis to the case of MPAs

D9. Methodological guidebook for socio-economic field survey

D13.Production and implementation of the leaflets

D15.Interim activity report

D17.Global parameter issued from meta-analysis of ecological data.

D19.Conceptual model on relationships among components related with effects of MPAs

D 20.Public-domain software package for the bio-economic analysis of MPAs

D21.Set of documents with the best indicators in each defined dimension to assess effects of MPAs

D22.Analysis of socio-economic survey results

D24.Booklet defining suitable methodologies to collect and analyze indicators, and suitable experimental designs to test different situations on MPAs

D25.Set of documents with the results of the bio-economic and cost-benefit analysis of selected case studies

D26.Set of documents with recommendations on management strategies applicable in MPAs

D27. Proceedings of the European Congress on MPAs-Extended Abstracts

D28.Decision Support System

D29.Stakeholder Workshop report

D31.Manual including guidelines for MPA management.


Major achievements during the project


o The case studies with data available were recognized and selected.

o Ecological, fisheries and socio-economic database framework were done.

oThe EMPAFISH webpage (www.um.es/empafish) was created, from which a number of documents produced within the project are available at different accessibility levels (from restricted to accessible to the general public).

o An interactive-table system was designed and implemented to complete online the different ecological data sets.

o Fishery ecological data set was completed.

o Ecological data set was completed.

o Meta-analyses of ecological data and fisheries have been carried out.

o A report showing global parameter issued from meta-analysis of ecological data has been produced.

o Results showing temporal and spatial analyses of the catch/landings, yields, all the other selected biological catch parameters, and the distribution and evolution of the fishing effort and evaluation of patterns and trends of the fishery regimes have been analyzed.

o Questionnaires about socio-economic activities have been fulfilled and the results have been analyzed.

o Methodological guidebook for socio-economic field survey has been produced.

o A document showing the conceptual model on relationships among components related with effects of MPAs has been produced.

o Set of documents with the best indicators in each defined dimension to assess effects of MPAs have been produced.

o Booklet defining suitable methodologies to collect and analyze indicators, and suitable experimental designs to test different situations on MPAs has been produced.

o A Public-domain software package for the bio-economic analysis of MPAs has been developed and it has been applied in one of the EMPAFISH case studies producing a document with the results of the bio-economic and cost-benefit analysis

o Recommendations on management strategies applicable in MPAs have been compiled in a document

o Interactive stakeholder website has been created within of the EMPAFISh webpage.

o A manual including guidelines for MPA management has been produced.

o 3 leaflets with the project relevant information have been produced.

o The European Symposium on Marine Protected Areas as a Tool for Fisheries Management and Ecosystem Conservation (www.mpasymposium2007.eu) was organized and held in Murcia (25th-28th September 2008).

o Hard copies of the following booklets have been published:

    • Planes S., García-Charton J.A., Marcos C. & Pérez-Ruzafa, A. (Coord.) 2008. Ecological effects of Atlanto-Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas in the European Union. EMPAFISH Project, Booklet nº 1. Editum. 158 pp.
    • Vandeperre, F., Higgins, R., Santos, R.S., Marcos, C & Pérez-Ruzafa, A. (Coord.) 2008. Fishery Regimes in Atlanto-Mediterranean European Marine Protected Areas. EMPAFISH Project, Booklet nº 2. Editum. 108 pp
    • Alban, F., Appéré, G. & Boncoeur, J. 2008. Economic Analysis of Marine Protected Areas. A Literature Review. EMPAFISH Project, Booklet nº 3. Editum. 51 pp.
    • EMPAFISH consortium. 2008. Towards an European strategy for the management and networking of Atlanto-Mediterranean marine protected areas. EMPAFISH project, Deliverable 26. 105 pp


Dissemination of the Knowledge

 Publications

The following reference list shows the works published and submitted to scientific journal and the contributions to international symposiums:

  • Stelzenmüller V., Mayno, F. & Martín P., 2007. Spatial assessment of benefits of a coastal Mediterranean marine protected area. Biological Conservation 136: 571- 583. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2007.01.002  
  • Dimech M., Camilleri M., Kaiser M. & Schembri P.J., 2007. Demersal assemblages on deep water trawling grounds off the Maltese Islands: Management implications.Rapport du 38e Congrès de la Commission Internationale pour l'Exploration Scientifique de la Mer Méditerranée, Vol 38: 462.
  • Dimech M., Camilleri M., Kaiser M. & Schembri P.J., 2007. Role of environmental variables in structuring demersal assemblages on trawled bottoms on the Maltese continental shelf. Rapport du 38e Congrès de la Commission Internationale pour l'Exploration Scientifique de la Mer Méditerranée, Vol 38: 463.
  • Claudet J., Osenberg C.W., Benedetti-Cecchi L., Domenici P., García-Charton J.A., Pérez-Ruzafa A., Badalamenti F., Bayle-Sempere J., Brito A., Bulleri F., Culioli J.M., Dimech M., Falcón J. M., Guala I., Milazzo M., Sánchez-Meca J.,Somerfield P.J., Stobart B., Vandeperre F., Valle C. & Planes S., 2008. Marine reserves: Size and age do matter. Ecology Letters 11(5): 481-489. 
  • Stelzenmüller V., Maynou, F., Bernard., G., Camilleri, M., Crech`riou, R., Criquet, G., Dimech, M., Esparza, O., Higgins, R., Lenfant, P. & Pérez-Ruzafa, A. 2008. Spatial assessment of fishing effort around Euroepan marine reserves: Implications for successfuk fisheries management. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2008.08.006.
  • De Lucia G.A., Massaro G. & Domenici P., in press. Fish assemblage in the marine protected area “Penisola del Sinis Isola di Mal di Ventre” (Sardinia). Società Italiano Biologia Marina.
  • Ojeda-Martínez C., Giménez Casalduero F., Bayle-Sempere J., Barbera Cebrián C., Valle C., Sanchez-Lizaso J.L., Forcada-Almarcha A., Sanchez-Jerez P., Martín-Sosa P., Falcón J.M., Salas F., Graziano M., Chemello R., Stobart B., Cartagena P.,Pérez-Ruzafa A., Vandeperre F., Rochel E., Planes S. & Brito A. (accepted). A conceptual framework for the integral management of marine protected areas. Ocean & Coastal Management.
  • Dimech M., Camilleri M., Hiddink J.G., Kaiser M.J., Ragonese S. & Schembri P.J.Differences in demersal community structure and body-size spectra within and outside the Maltese Fishery Management Zone (FMZ). Submitted to Scientia Marina.
  • Martín-Sosa P., Cansado S., Fernández M.A.R. & Falcón J.M. Fishery prospection surveys to estimate abundance and size structure trends of the fishery resources of the southwestern coast of La Palma (Canary Islands, Atlantic Ocean) after the implementation of a marine reserve. Submitted to ICES Journal Marine Science.
  • Merino G., Maynou F. & Boncoeur J. Bio-economic model for a 3-zone marine protected area. A case study of Medes Islands (NW Mediterranean). Submitted to ICES Journal for Marine Science.
  • Stelzenmüller V., Maynou F. & Martín P. Patterns in species and functional diversity around a coastal marine reserve. Submitted to Aquatic Conservation:Marine and Freshwater System.
     
Speciall issue of the Journal for Nature Conservation (november 2008)

  • Pérez-Ruzafa, A., Marcos, C., Charton., J.A. & Salas, F. (in press). European Marine Protected Areas as tools for fisheries management and conservation. Journal for Nature Conservation.doi:10.1016/j.jnc.2008.09.008
  • García-Charton J.A., Pérez-Ruzafa A., Marcos C., Badalamenti F., Benedetti- Cecchi L., Brito A., Bulleri F., Claudet J., Chemello R., Dimech M., Domenici P.,Falcón J.M., Guala I., Le Diréach L., Milzaao M., Planes S., Somerfield P., StobartB. & Vandeperre F. (in press). Effectiveness of Atlanto-Mediterranean MPAs in Europe: do they accomplish the expected effects on populations, communities and ecosystems?Journal for Nature Conservation.doi:10.1016/j.jnc.2008.09.007 
  • Higgins R., Vandeperre F., Santos R.S., Goñi R. & Pérez-Ruzafa A. (in press). Priorities for fisheries in marine protected area design and management. Journal for Nature Conservation.doi:10.1016/j.jnc.2008.09.001
  • Pérez-Ruzafa A., Martín E., Marcos C., Zamarro J.M., Stobart B., Harmelin-Vivien M.,  Polti, S., Planes S., García-Charton J.A. González-Wangüemert M., (in press). Spatial and temporal scales for spillover and biomass exportation from MPAs and effect on enhancing fisheries. Journal for Nature Conservation.doi:10.1016/j.jnc.2008.09.003
  • Roncin N., Alban F., Person J., Lavisse E., Boncoeur J., Marcos C., Le Direach L., Chrec’hriou R., Maynou F., Stobart B., Guala I., Culioli J.M., Luna B., Valle, C., de la Cruz Modino R., Szelianszky E., Higgins R., Smith P., Dimech M. & Vaselli S.(in press). Uses of ecosystem services provided by MPAs: how much do they impact the local economy? A Southern Europe perspective. Journal for Nature Conservation.doi:10.1016/j.jnc.2008.09.006
  • Mangi S. & Austen M. Perceptions of stakeholders towards objectives and zoning of marine protected areas in southern Europe.(in press).  Journal for Nature Conservation.doi:10.1016/j.jnc.2008.09.002

Communications to Scientific Conferences and Symposiums.

41 European Marine Biology Symposium. Department of Zoology, Ecology and Plant Science, University College Cork. 4-8 de September 2006, Cork (Irlanda).

Title: The problem of detecting exportation of biomass in MPAs: approaches and evidences from the marine reserve of Cabo de Palos-Islas Hormigas. Authors: Pérez-Ruzafa, Angel; Planes, S.; Harmelin-Vivien, M.; García-Charton, J. A.; Polti, S.; Martín, E.; Zamarro, J. M. & Marcos, C. Type of communication: Poster.

Title: European Marine Protected Areas as tools for Fisheries management and conservation – EMPAFISH (SSP-3-2005-006539) Authors: EMPAFISH participants Type of communication: Poster.

Title: A DPSIR approach in the development of indicators to assess the effect of Marine Protected Areas. Authors: Ojeda-Martínez, C., Giménez Casalduero, F., Bayle Sempere, J., Sánchez-Jerez, P., Sánchez Lizaso, J.L., Forcada Almarcha, A., Valle Perez, C. and Fernandez- Jover, D.Type of communication: Poster.

Title: Do marine protected areas benefit adjacent fisheries: an empirical study from southern Europe? Authors: Higgins, R.M., Vandeperrre, F., Pérez-Ruzafa, A. & Serrao Santos, R. Type of communication: Poster.

I Conferencia Internacional sobre Ciencias y Tecnologías Multidisciplinares de la Información.( 25-28 October 2006, Mérida, Spain). Authors: Zubcoff, J.J., Ojeda. C., Bayle-Sempere, J., Forcada, A, Valle, C., Sánchez-Lizaso, J.L. & Sánchez-Jérez, P. A data mining approach to assess the effects of some management tools on coastal Mediterraean fisheries. Type of presentation:Poster

Title: A pesca litoral e o projeto de reservas marinhas para a ilha de Tenerife, arquipélago de Canarias: a governança como marco para a gestão de recursos pesqueiros. Authors: José J. Pascual-Fernández & Raquel de la Cruz Modino. Type of communication: Poster.

Symposium/Congress: Mare Conference People and the Sea IV. Who owns the coast?Amsterdam, Holland. 5th-7th July 2007.

Title: Governability, Institutional Design and Conservation: The Case of MarineProtected Areas. Authors: José J. Pascual-Fernández. Type of communication: Panel organization.

Title: Governance, Stakeholder Participation and Marine Protected Areas: Challenges in Tenerife (Canary Islands) and Galicia (Lira and Cedeira). Authors: José J. Pascual-Fernández, Antonio García-Allut & Karyn N. Rodrigues-Henriques.Type of communication: Oral presentation.

Title: From Open Access to Co-Management: An alternative institutional design for regenerating shell-fish resources in Galicia (Spain). Authors: José J. Pascual-Fernandez, Katia Frangoudes & Begoña Marugán-Pintos.Type of communication: Oral presentation.

Symposium/Congress: XII COLACMAR. Florianópolis – SC/Brazil, 5th7th April 2007.

Title: A pesca litoral e o projeto de reservas marinhas para a ilha de Tenerife, arquipélago de Canarias: a governança como marco para a gestão de recursos pesqueiros. Authors: José J. Pascual-Fernández & Raquel de la Cruz Modino. Type of communication: Poster.

Symposium/Congress: European Symposium on MPAs as a tool for fisheries management & ecosystem conservation. Emerging Science and interdisciplinary approaches. Murcia, Spain. 25th-28th September 2007. 

Title: Implications of spatial and environmental processes for the design and management of marine protected areas. Authors: Benedetti-Cecchi et al. Type of communication: Oral presentation.

Title: Assessing the effects of protection on Paracentrotus lividus population at Penisola del Sinis – Isola di Maldiventre’ Marine Protected Area. Authors: Guala I., Ledda F., De Lucia A., Baroli M., Coppa S. & De Falco G. Type of communication:

Title: Preliminary study on fish assemblages in the Marine Protected Area “Penisola del

Sinis – Isola di Mal di Ventre” using Video Visual Census. Authors: De Lucia A., Guala I., Massaro G. & Domenici P.Type of communication:

Title: Development of a methodology to test for the effect of MPA on fish behaviour: reaction distance in Mullus surmuletus and Gobius bucchichi. Authors: De Lucia G.A, Turesson H., Galasso N. & Domenici P. Type of communication:

Title: “Conceptual model related with effects, necessities and actions of Marine Protected Areas: a DPSIR approach (applied to Tabarca MPA)”.Authors: Ojeda Martínez, C., Giménez-Casalduero, F., Bayle-Sempere, J., Barberá-Cebrián, C., Sanchez-Jerez, P., Valle-Pérez, C., Sánchez-Lizaso, J.L., and Forcada Almarcha, F. Type of communication: Oral presentation.

Title: Defining indicators to assess the effects of protection in MPAs. Authors: Just T. Bayle-Sempere, Celia Ojeda-Martínez, Fuensanta Salas, Pablo Sánchez-Jerez, Ángel Pérez-Ruzafa, José A. García-Charton, Francisca Giménez-Casalduero, Concepción Marcos, Carlos Valle-Pérez, Aitor Forcada-Almarcha, Carmen Barberá-Cebriá, Serge Planes, Ricardo Serrão Santos, Renato Chemello, Jesús M.Falcón & Pablo Martín-Sosa. Type of communication: Oral presentation.

Title: Fisheries effects of Atlanto-Mediterranean marine protected areas.Authors: Ruth M. Higgins, Fréderic Vandeperre, Ángel Pérez-Ruzafa, Julio Sánchez-Meca, Iacopo Bertocci, Romain Crec’hriou, Geraldine Criquet, Giovanni D’Anna, Mark Dimech, Carmelo Dorta, Óscar Esparza, Jesús M. Falcón, Aitor Forcada, Raquel Goñi, Ivan Guala, Laurence LeDireach, Philippe Lenfant, Ignacio Lozano, Concepción Marcos, Paloma Martín, Pablo Martín-Sosa, Francesc Maynou, Celia Ojeda-Martínez, Carlo Pipitone, José Luis Sánchez- Lisazo, Patrick J. Schembri, Vanessa Stelzenmüller, Ben Stobart, Carlos Valle & Ricardo Serrão Santos. Type of communication: Oral presentation.

Title: Regional ecological effects of European marine protected areas: a meta-analytical approach.Authors: Joachim Claudet, Pedro Afonso-Santos, Fabio Badalamenti, Just Bayle- Sempere, Lisandro Benedetti-Cecchi, Iacopo Bertocci, Joseph A. Borg, Alberto Brito, Fabio Bulleri, Jean-Michel Culioli, Giovanni De Falco, Andrea De Lucia, Mark Dimech, Paolo Domeneci, Jesús M. Falcón, Aitor Forcada-Almarcha, José A. García-Charton, Raquel Goñi, Ivan Guala, Concepción Marcos, Marco Milazzo, Celia Ojeda, Craig W. Osenberg, Ángel Pérez Ruzafa, Julio Sánchez-Meca, Pablo Sánchez-Jerez, Patrick J. Schembri, Paul J. Somerfield, Ben Stobart, Carlos Valle, Fréderic Vandeperre & Serge Planes. Type of communication: Oral presentation.

Title. Do fishers benefit from the presence of MPA? A multicase evaluation. Authors: G. Cadiou, P. Lenfant, P. Bonhomme, D. Álvarez-Berastegui, A. Forcada, C. Valle, G. Criquet, S. Polti, O. Reñones, J.L. Sánchez-Lizaso, J. García Charton, A. Pérez Ruzafa, P. Martín & R. Goñi. Type of communication: Oral presentation.

Title: Evolution of catches by artisanal fishing around the Cabo de Palos – Islas Hormigas marine reserve in the context of fisheries of the Region of Murcia. Authors: Ó. Esparza-Alaminos, Á. Pérez-Ruzafa, S. Polti, J.A. García-Charton & C. Marcos. Type of communication: Poster

Title: Long-term inter-annual variability of a Mediterranean rocky reef fish assemblage in relation with protection and habitat: influence of analytical, taxonomical and spatial scale of study. Authors: J.A. García-Charton & Á. Pérez-Ruzafa. Type of communication: Oral presentation.

Title: Use of baited underwater video to measure reserve effect and gradients of fish abundance and biomass across MPA limits. Authors: J.A. García-Charton, B. Stobart, E. Rochel, C. Espejo, S. Polti, O. Reñones, R. Crec’hriou, A. Herrero, S. Planes, Á. Pérez-Ruzafa, R. Goñi & C. Marcos. Type of communication: Oral presentation.

Title: Fishery prospection surveys to estimate abundance and size structure trends of the fishery resources of the southwestern coast of La Palma (Canary Islands, Atlantic Ocean) after the implementation of a marine reserve. Authors: Pablo Martín-Sosa, Sergio Cansado, M.A.R. Fernández & Jesús M. Falcón. Type of communication: Oral presentation.

Title: Marine reserves, recreational fishing and tourism: a case study from the Canary Islands (Spain). Authors: José J. Pascual-Fernández, Raquel de la Cruz Modino, Pablo Martín-Sosa, Sergio Cansado & Agustín Santana-Talavera. Type of communication: Oral presentation.

Title: A DPSIR framework for evaluating indicators in Canary Islands marine reserves(subtropical MPAs): a governability perspective.Authors: José J. Pascual-Fernández, Jesús M. Falcón, Pablo Martín-Sosa, Alberto Brito, Carmelo Dorta, Sergio Cansado, Raquel de la Cruz Modino, Emese Szelianszky, Karyn N. Rodrigues-Henriques & Agustín Santana-Talavera. Type of communication: Oral presentation.

Title: Evidence of the effects of protection on littoral fish communities in and around La Restinga Marine Reserve (El Hierro, Canary Islands, Central-Eastern Atlantic). Authors: Jesús M. Falcón, Alberto Brito, José A. García-Charton, Carmelo Dorta, Pablo Martín-Sosa, José C. Hernández, Sabrina Clemente, Gustavo González-Lorenzo & Kilian Toledo. Type of communication: Poster.

Title: Evaluating the effects of protection on littoral fish communities: La Graciosa Marine Reserve (Canary Islands, Central-Eastern Atlantic) case study. Authors: Jesús M. Falcón, Alberto Brito, José A. García-Charton, Pablo Martín-Sosa, Carmelo Dorta, José C. Hernández, Sabrina Clemente, Gustavo González-Lorenzo & Kilian Toledo. Type of communication: Poster.

Title: La Restinga MPA (El Hierro, Canary Islands, Atlantic Ocean): Short-term changes of a fishery regime affected by the establishment of a Marine Protected Area. Authors: Jesús M. Falcón, Pablo Martín-Sosa, Carmelo Dorta, Alberto Brito, Sergio Cansado & Ignacio J. Lozano. Type of communication: Poster.

Title: Assessing the effect of the establishment of La Restinga Marine Reserve (El Hierro, Canary Islands, central eastern atlantic) on the fishery resources: A fisheries perspective. Authors: Pablo Martín-Sosa, Carmelo Dorta, Sergio Cansado, Jesús M. Falcón, Ignacio J. Lozano & Alberto Brito. Type of communication: Poster.

Title: Assessing the effect of the establishment of La Graciosa Marine Reserve (Canary Islands, central eastern Atlantic) on the fishery resources: A fisheries perspective. Authors: Pablo Martín-Sosa, Sergio Cansado, Jesús M. Falcón, Ignacio J. Lozano, Domingo I. Espinosa, Eliseba García, Carmelo Dorta & Alberto Brito. Type of communication: Poster.

Title: La Graciosa MPA (Canary Islands, Atlantic Ocean): Short-term changes of a fishery regime affected by the establishment of a Marine Protected Area. Authors: Pablo Martín-Sosa, Jesús M. Falcón, Carmelo Dorta, Alberto Brito, Sergio Cansado & Ignacio J. Lozano. Type of communication: Poster.

Title: Quantitative assessment of fisheries effects of Atlanto-Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas: a meta-analytical approach. Authors: Frederic Vandeperre, Ruth M. Higgins, Ángel Pérez-Ruzafa, Julio Sánchez-Meca, Iacopo Bertocci, Romain Crec’hriou, Geraldine Criquet, Giovanni D’Anna, Mark Dimech, Carmelo Dorta, Óscar Esparza, Jesús M. Falcón, Aitor Forcada, Raquel Goñi, Ivan Guala, Laurence Le Diréach, Philippe Lenfant, Ignacio Lozano, Concepción Marcos, Paloma Martín, Pablo Martín-Sosa, Francesc Maynou, Celia Ojeda-Martínez, Carlo Pipitone, José Luis Sánchez- Lisazo, Patrick J. Schembri, Vanessa Stelzenmüller, Ben Stobart, Carlos Valle & Ricardo Serrão Santos. Type of communication: Poster.

Title: Relevant structural features related with the performance of MPAs: a Data Mining approach on fish assemblage data. Authors: José J. Zubcoff, Just T. Bayle-Sempere, Celia Ojeda-Martínez, Ángel Pérez-Ruzafa, José A. García-Charton, Pablo Sánchez-Jerez, Fuensanta Salas, Serge Planes,Carlos Valle, Ricardo Serrão Santos, Marco Milazzo, Jesús M. Falcón, Aitor Forcada,Raquel Goñi, Laurence Le Diréach, Alberto Brito, Philippe Lenfant, Concepción Marcos, Pablo Martín-Sosa & Ben Stobart.Type of communication: Poster.

Title: A review of the assessment of the effects of protection in MPAs: current knowledge and gaps. Authors: Celia Ojeda-Martínez, Just Bayle-Sempere, Pablo Sánchez-Jerez, Fuensanta Salas, Romain Crec'hriou, Jesús M. Falcón, Raquel Goñi, Mariagrazia Graziano, Ivan Guala, Ruth Higgins, Laurence Le Direach, Pablo Martín-Sosa, Elisabeth Rochel, Ben Stobart, Fréderic Vandeperre & Stefano Vaselli. Type of communication: Poster.

Title: Fisheries, Tourism and Governance under two protected areas: the case of Caleta de Sebo (La Graciosa, North of Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain). Authors: Emese Szeliánszky, José J. Pascual Fernández. Type of communication: Poster.

Title: Marine Reserves, social impact analysis and governability: the proposal for MPAs in Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain). Authors: Karyn N. Rodrigues Henriques, José J. Pascual Fernández, Raquel de la Cruz Modino. Type of communication: Poster.

ICES Symposium on Environmental Indicators: Utility in Meeting Regulatory Needs. International Symposium. Poster communication. 20-29th November, 2007, London, UK.

Conceptual model (DPSIR) on relationships among components related with effects of MPAs.Authors: jeda Martínez, C., Bayle-Sempere, J., Giménez-Casalduero, F. and Barberá-Cebrián,C. Type of Communication: Poster.

2006. European Conference of Conservation Biology (22-26 August , Eger, Ungary). Benedetti-Cecchi, L. Integrating concepts of natural variability into the design and management of Marine Protected Areas. Type of presentation: Invited talk

2007. Electronic conference “Life on the blue Planet: Biodiversity research and the new European Marine Policies”Cimar/Marbef 1-19 de October, http://www.biostrat.org.

Invited contribution on the topic “How can MPAs contribute to stopping biodiversity loss”:How can MPAs contribute to stopping biodiversity loss: the role of MPAs in the protection on the genetic structure of fish populations. Authors: Pérez-Ruzafa A., González-Wangüemert, M. and Marcos, C.

2007. III Seminario de sensibilización Pesca sostenible: reservas marinas protegidas, comercialización.

European Project SEREA. Seaside Reorientation Activities. European Social Fund “Innovative approaches in the Management of Change”. Universidad de Vigo/Centro Tecnológico del Mar/CEIDA 18 July, Cedeira (España).Invited Contribution: Marine Protected Areas as a tool for fisheries management and biodiversity conservation. Overview of knowledge on objectives, management framework, selection, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of MPAs. Author: Angel Pérez-Ruzafa (Coordinator of EMPAFISH project).

Dissemination of EMPAFISH results in Conferences, Seminars and Courses:Universidad Internacional del Mar. Aula Claves ecológicas, jurídicas y socioeconómicas en la conservación del medio natural. Universidad de Murcia. Moratalla, 19-23 September 2005.

Conference:“La protección de zonas marinas y medidas de gestión pesquera”.

Universidad Internacional del Mar. Aula Fundamentos ecológicos en la conservación del medio natural. Universidad de Murcia. Moratalla, 18-22 September 2006.

Conferencie:“La protección de zonas marinas y medidas de gestión pesquera”.

Meeting with Stakeholders :

VII Foro de la Pesca “Valentín Paz-Andrade” (Vigo, Spain).

Diving centres at Cabo de Palos – Islas Hormigas marine reserve. August 2006

Meeting of the Commission of Littoral Environment of the Autonomous Government of the Canary Islands, within the framework of the creation of future marine reserves in Tenerife. Place: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Canary Islands. Date: October 2007.

Meeting of the Official Commission of the ‘Cabildo de Tenerife’ for the design of the marine reserves in Tenerife. Place: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Canary Islands. Date: October 2007.

Meeting with fishermen of the ‘Cofradía de Pescadores de San Andrés’ in order to discuss and to agree the limits of a marine reserve in Tenerife. Place: San Andrés, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Canary Islands. Date: November 2007.

Meeting with fishermen of the ‘Cofradía de Pescadores de Punta del Hidalgo’ in order to discuss and to agree the limits of a marine reserve in Tenerife. Place: Punta del Hidalgo, La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands. Date: November 2007.

Meeting of the Official Commission of the ‘Cabildo de Tenerife’ for the design of the marine reserves in Tenerife. Place: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Canary Islands. Date: November 2007.

Meeting of the Commission of Littoral Environment of the Autonomous Government of the Canary Islands, within the framework of the creation of future marine reserves in Tenerife. Place: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands. Date: December 2007.

Meeting of the Official Commission of the ‘Cabildo de Tenerife’ for the design of the marine reserves in Tenerife. Place: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Canary Islands. Date: January 2008.

Meeting with fishermen of the ‘Cofradía de Pescadores de Punta del Hidalgo’ in order to discuss and to agree the limits of a marine reserve in Tenerife. Place: Punta del Hidalgo, La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands. Date: February 2008.

 


         

 

 










 

 

 

 

 

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