Cyprus Bycatch Project Phase I

Cyprus Bycatch Project Phase I

CYPRUS BYCATCH PROJECT PHASE I Aim: Understanding multi-taxa ‘bycatch’ of vulnerable species and testing mitigation measures Objectives: This project will focus on Cyprus, an important part of the already prioritised regions on two separate fishing gears: gillnets and...
PROTOMEDEA

PROTOMEDEA

PROTecting MEDiterranean EAst (PROTOMEDEA) Aim: To design a Marine Protected Area (MPA) network, taking into account the protection of ecological characteristics and Essential Fish Habitats (EFH), significant areas for fisheries, as well as their socio-economic...
CYCLAMEN

CYCLAMEN

CYCLAMEN Aim: CYprus Cold-corals Levantine SeA, Eastern MEditerraneaN, The study of cold water coral communities around Cyprus. Objectives: Within the framework of the two-year project, CYCLAMEN will conduct a detailed study of cold coral (also known as deep water...
MarLitCy: Marine Litter Together for Clean Coasts!

MarLitCy: Marine Litter Together for Clean Coasts!

MarLitCy: Marine Litter Together for Clean Coasts! Aim: To use the problem of marine litter as a tool for promoting dialogue and building closer relationships in Cyprus. Objectives: MarLitCy aimed to enhance cooperation between key actors of both communities,...
Artificial Reefs

Artificial Reefs

Artificial Reefs Aim: To understand, monitor and characterise the colonisation processes, environmental variables and site selection criteria of biofouling organisms on artificial structures. Objectives:To collect baseline data regarding artificial reefs and...