Fisheries in Germany

14-02-2014

The present note was requested by the Committee on Fisheries of the European Parliament for its Delegation to Germany (24-26 Mars 2014). The note provides a review of the main characteristics of the German fisheries sector, covering both the North and Baltic seas. It provides an overview of issues such as the legal and institutional framework, fisheries management, catches, the fishing fleet, fishing industry, trade, employment, the fish market and marine research.

The present note was requested by the Committee on Fisheries of the European Parliament for its Delegation to Germany (24-26 Mars 2014). The note provides a review of the main characteristics of the German fisheries sector, covering both the North and Baltic seas. It provides an overview of issues such as the legal and institutional framework, fisheries management, catches, the fishing fleet, fishing industry, trade, employment, the fish market and marine research.