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Oceans and fisheries

Sea basins

EU sea basins

Europe has a 68,000 km coastline along the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, the Baltic, the North Sea, the Mediterranean, and the Black Sea.

Arctic Ocean

The Arctic is an area that is rapidly changing and it is a high priority on the international agenda.

Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic maritime strategy aims to support the sustainable development of blue economy in the EU countries bordering the Atlantic.

Baltic Sea

The Baltic Sea is the youngest sea on the planet, almost enclosed, experiencing near-arctic conditions..

Black Sea

The Black Sea is bordered by 2 EU countries – Bulgaria and Romania – as well as Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine.

Mediterranean Sea

Half of the EU’s fishing fleet is active in the Mediterranean, mostly small-sized and artisanal vessels, together with increasing marine aquaculture..