As previously announced in other articles, in September 2018 the First International Symposium for Marine Recreational Fisheries (ISMAREF) took place in Vigo (Spain). In addition to discussing among the attendees (administration, science and recreational fishermen) about the main challenges for an efficient management of recreational fisheries, they also worked on the creation of a code […]
The Spearfishing Lab team is extremely thankful to Cressi España for supporting the activities that will be implemented during 2019. Cressi España embraced our ultimate goal that is to increase the socio-ecological knowledge of spearfishers in order to practice a sustainable spearfishing. THANK YOU, it will be an exciting year!!!
It happens almost all the times…we are snorkeling in a crowded spot and suddenly a huge fish appears in front of us swimming slowly among people without fear of being approached. Is it possible that it knows that those people are not a danger?
The Museum of the Sea in Vigo hosted the international seminar on recreational fishery ISMAREF (14-15 September). The goals of the seminar were to have a comprehensive view of the state of the art of research on recreational fishery and create a code of conduct for recreational fishing activities.
After the last developments in European policy, we decided to interview Laura Pisano. Laura loves angling but she also has a great passion for Policy. So, she decided to bind these two things and she definitely succeeded in that.
What is IFSUA? IFSUA is the acronym in English of the International Forum for Sustainable Underwater Activities. It is a non-profit organization created to defend and promote responsible underwater activities. Currently the scope of work of IFSUA is the EU, the Mediterranean and the European Atlantic.
Like every year, also this winter a discussion about the big sea bass full of eggs will occur on several social networks…should we shoot or not? What is the right thing to do? We can read many comments and many theories, but few of these are based on scientific knowledge. Finally the spring will arrive, […]
How many times did you think about the activity of common dentex during the year? As spearfishers, we already know what is the best season and conditions to meet these amazing predators and try to catch one of them, but our knowledge is limited to the time that we can spend underwater. Scientists have recently […]