This databank contains scientific information on the main fishery
commercial species whose stocks are considered shared in the
Adriatic Sea. The information was collected in the framework of the
AdriaMed Project and refers only to the Adriatic Sea.
This databank will be updated by the Adriatic experts as soon as new
scientific information is available.
Bio-ecology, life-history parameters, fishery exploitation and
fishing gear selectivity information are those reported in the
AdriaMed Technical Document N. 12 (Review of current knowledge on
shared demersal stocks of the Adriatic Sea, March 2004).
The legislative information are those reported in the
Technical Document N.14 rev.1 (General outline of marine capture
fisheries legislation and regulations in the Adriatic Sea Countries,
The genetic information are those collected and obtained by the
AdriaMed research programme on genetics (Identification of
Population Units in Adriatic Sea Shared Stocks by Genetic Structure
Analysis, April 2005).
The Fisheries Statistic figures are those reported in the
FISHSTAT Plus vers.2.3 database (GFCM capture production set
Figures of Pagellus erythrinus and Mullus barbatus are
updated with data kindly provided by Dr Aleksandar Joksimović
(Institute of Marine Biology, Kotor).
Additional information on these species can be found at: