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Faroe Marine Research Institute

Institution Name
In English
Faroe Marine Research Institute
Acronym FAMRI
Type Research
Address
P.O. Box 305 T├│rshavn
FO-110
Faroe Islands
Tel +298 353900
Fax +298 353901
Email
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Website http://www.hav.fo
Activities

The purpose of the Faroe Marine Research Institute (FAMRI) is to make studies of the Faroese marine environment and its living resources, and to inform and advise the Faroese authorities and public about these conditions.

Each year FAMRI informs the Faroese government about the state of fish stocks in Faroese waters and other waters outside that Faroese fishing vessels use and provides scientific advice and assessments according to the law on commercial fishing. For this purpose, FAMRI performs annual fisheries surveys with the research vessel "Magnus Heinason" and chartered vessels, in addition to analysing catches from commercial fishing vessels.

 

Regular surveys of the marine environment are made each year. They highlight the changes from one year to another and help us to understand the changes in the living resources. The studies are necessary for a sustainable exploitation.


Group(s): JCOMM Created: 2009-11-19 Last Updated: 2017-03-22


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