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2013, November

Summary of GFCM Studies & Review No. 93

Indicators for sustainable aquaculture in Mediterranean and Black Sea countries. Guide for the use of indicators to monitor sustainable development of aquaculture.
Fezzardi D., Massa F., Àvila‐Zaragoza P., Rad F., Yücel‐Gier G., Deniz H., Hadj Ali Salem M., Hamza H.A., Ben Salem S.
Studies and Reviews. General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean. No. 93.

This publication provides guidance for the use of indicators to monitor the sustainable development of aquaculture in Mediterranean and Black Sea countries. It belongs to the GFCM Studies and Reviews series which includes scientific and methodological papers and deepenings on topics of interest for the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) in the field of fisheries and aquaculture. This abbreviated version is meant to provide a summary outline in French of the volume Studies and Reviews No. 93 (full text in English only). This document mainly draws on the outcomes of the activities implemented within the project on “Indicators for Sustainable Development of Aquaculture and Guidelines for their use in the Mediterranean” (InDAM project), funded by the European Commission Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE), as well as on the outputs of other projects and initiatives dealing with Mediterranean aquaculture sustainability. InDAM has been carried out in support to the Working Group on Sustainability in Aquaculture (WGSA) of the GFCM Committee on Aquaculture (CAQ). The publication was prepared by the GFCM Secretariat in close collaboration with coordinators and experts of the WGSA, the Working Group on Marketing on Aquaculture (WGMA), the Working Group on Site Selection and Carrying Capacity (WGSC), the Information System for the Promotion of Aquaculture in the Mediterranean (SIPAM), as well as with other experts involved in projects and research activities on indicators for sustainable aquaculture and key stakeholders.

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