European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) - Profile on LATVIA
- Coast, lakes & ports - Latvia’s fisheries sector is steeped in
and history. The fishing fleet comprises 703 fishing vessels - 68
fish offshore in the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga,
7 high seas vessels and 628 small scale coastal fishing vessels.
High seas fishing takes place in the areas approved by the NorthWest
Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (NAFO), the North-East Atlantic
Fisheries Commission (NEAFC), and the Fishery Committee for the
Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF).
In the Baltic Sea, bottom set gill nets and trawls are the key gear,
while fleets target
cod. In high seas,
redfish account for most of the catch.
Fishery and Aquaculture Country Profile for Latvia
- aquatic species caught by country or area, by species items, by
FAO major fishing areas, and year, for all commercial, industrial,
recreational and subsistence purposes. The harvest from mariculture,
aquaculture and other kinds of fish farming is also included.
Latvian Fisheries Information Centre Latvian Fisheries Marketing and
Information Centre provides detailed information on external and
internal market trade conditions, restrictions and requirements, as
well as consumer demand and behavior on domestic and export markets.
Latvian Fish Processing Industry - The Union of Latvian Fish
Processing Industry (ULFPI) is a public organization, in which the
leading Latvian fish processing enterprises are united by the
direction of basic activity — the production of canned fish. The
ULFPI was founded on 22 August 2000.
Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's
Republic of China - Latvian Fish Manufacturers that are
authorized to export fish products to China. On 29 May, 2015,
the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s
Republic of China (CNCA) published on its website a list of 11
Latvian food manufacturers which will be allowed to export certain
fish products to China including canned, frozen and smoked fish.
Secretariat - The Fisheries Secretariat is a non-profit
organisation dedicated to work towards more sustainable fisheries at
an international level, with a focus on the European Union. The
Fisheries Secretariat (FISH) is a non-profit organisation working
towards sustainable fisheries in Europe with a strong focus
on the Baltic Sea. Our long-term goal is healthy seas with
thriving fish stocks and great diversity. At FISH, we work towards
more sustainable fisheries through information, international
co-operation, capacity building and lobbying. We have a particular
mission to support and help other organisations, as well as the
public, with information and knowledge.
AQUASTAT is FAO's global information
system on water and agriculture developed by the Land and Water
Division. It collects, analyses and disseminates data and
information by country and by region. Its aim is to provide users
interested in global, regional and national analyses with
comprehensive information related to water resources and
agricultural water management across the world, with emphasis on
countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Information for Latvia
Aquaculture Centres in Central Eastern Europe - Formed to facilitate the
R&D sphere in Central-Eastern Europe to be an integral part of the European
Research Area. Exchange of information among members (within the region).
Facilitate the transfer of information relevant to aquaculture development of
the region. Exchange of scientists with special regard to young ones. Initiate
joint research and training programs. Facilitate efforts aiming at the better
involvement of CEE institutions in European-level aquaculture development
programs. Assist the organisation of regional aquaculture meetings and
conferences. Facilitate the improvement of partnership between science and
practice, with special regard to SMEs and producers associations. Enhance the
capacity of CEE institutions to be able to initiate and run regional aquaculture
development projects supported by the EU, FAO and other international
organisations. Development collaboration between the "Network" and other
regional networks/organisations with special regard to NACA (Network of
Aquaculture Centers in Asia-Pacific). Member countries: Belarus, Czech Republic,
Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Ukraine