Pescatourism A European review and perspective

Molina García, Agustín and Piasecki, Wojciech and Głąbiński, Zbigniew and Francour, Patrice and Koper, Paweł and Saba, Gianna and Únal, Vahdet and Karachle, Paraskevi K. and Lepetit, Audrey and Tservenis, Raphael and Kızılkaya, Zafer KıZıLKAYA and Stergiou, Konstantinos I. (2016). Pescatourism A European review and perspective. "ACta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria", v. 46 (n. 4); pp. 325-350. ISSN 0137-1592. https://doi.org/10.3750/AIP2016.46.4.06.

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Title: Pescatourism A European review and perspective
Author/s:
  • Molina García, Agustín
  • Piasecki, Wojciech
  • Głąbiński, Zbigniew
  • Francour, Patrice
  • Koper, Paweł
  • Saba, Gianna
  • Únal, Vahdet
  • Karachle, Paraskevi K.
  • Lepetit, Audrey
  • Tservenis, Raphael
  • Kızılkaya, Zafer KıZıLKAYA
  • Stergiou, Konstantinos I.
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: ACta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria
Date: 2016
Volume: 46
Subjects:
Freetext Keywords: Pescatourism, sustainable tourism, marine ecotourism, Mediterranean, Zeesboot, public awareness
Faculty: E.T.S.I. en Topografía, Geodesia y Cartografía (UPM)
Department: Ingeniería Cartográfica y Topografía
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Abstract

Pescatourism is a relatively new concept of merging tourism with fi sheries. Its intention is to supplement incomes of fi shermen and their families in the situation of declining living resources of the sea and to provide an attractive activity for tourists visiting the sea coast. Pescatourism should be considered different activity from fi sheries tourism, or recreational fi shing (including charter fi shing), which usually denote angling. It also contributes to the education of the society and public awareness about the state and problems of the marine sector, including ecosystems, and experiencing the traditional fi shing culture. This new activity fi rst stared in Italy in 1982 and soon spread to other Mediterranean countries. Pescatourism can be considered a branch of sustainable tourism and an activity parallel to agrotourism. This essay provides an overview of pescatourism (and related activities) in European countries (Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Cyprus, Germany) with additional examples from elsewhere. Chances for implementing pescatourism in other countries are analysed (Turkey, Algeria, Poland). Despite all these positive features, it can easily be a commercial activity which does not provide any benefi ts to fi shers and sustainability of marine living resources if the licence right is given to charter operators rather than to fishers.

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Item ID: 46070
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/46070/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:46070
DOI: 10.3750/AIP2016.46.4.06
Official URL: http://www.aiep.pl/volumes/2010/7_4/txt/txt_06.php
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 11 Sep 2017 12:51
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2019 10:41
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