Fishing with dolphins: the project starts
Fishing tourism and fishing training in Cap de Creus as a tool for the conservation of marine ecosystems within the framework of the project “Tramuntana Dolphins”
This year, within the framework of “Tramuntana Dolphins” we are carrying out the project “Fishing with dolphins”, thanks to the support of the FLAG-FEMP of the present call for 2020, on the subject of Sustainability: Conservation and improvement of fishing resources and marine ecosystems.
Since 2017, within the Tramuntana Dolphin project, SUBMON has been working with the fishing sector, especially with trawlers in the Cap de Creus area, establishing a close collaboration for the study and conservation of marine biodiversity, especially the bottlenose dolphin population, and to promote territorial development based on a model for the promotion of fishing tourism and the revalorization of the fishery product of an area with high natural, cultural and landscape values.
This project aims to continue the collaboration established with the fishing sector, strengthening the links between fishing and conservation, and establishing fishing tourism in the area, as a source of territorial development. This year the project has been selected by the Spanish Network of Fishing Groups as a reference activity of good practices: