Towards the establishment of Marine Protected Area Networks in the Eastern Mediterranean

Study Areas

The study area of the project includes the Greek territorial waters in the Aegean Sea and the international waters in the Aegean, and in Cyprus the territorial waters (up to 12 nm from the coast).

Study Area 1

Greece

Study Area 2

Cyprus

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Some interesting Stats

7 partners from 3 Countries
The project’s consortium consists of 7 partners (HCMR, UAegean, AUTH, NMPANS, CNR, ENALIA, UCY) from 3 countries (Greece, Cyprus and Italy)
3 Scientific Committee experts
Karim Erzini, Associate professor at University of Algarve (PT), specialist in fisheries.
Rainer Froese, Senior scientist in GEOMAR (DE), project leader and coordinator of FishBase.
Sergi Tudela, Bluefin tuna expert, Head of WWf Mediterranean Fisheries Programme.
36 months
The project will be running for 36 months from December 2015 to November 2018, and has received funding from the European Union DG MARE, reaching the 90% of the total budget the level of which amounts to EUR 600.000.
40 scientists
The scientific team is composed from more that 40 scientists, coordinated by Dr. Paraskevi Karachle (HCMR).
2 Study Areas
The study area of the project includes the Greek territorial waters in the Aegean Sea and the international waters in the Aegean, and in Cyprus the territorial waters (up to 12 nm from the coast).

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Why Protomedea as an Acronym?

Protomedea (Protomedeia) was an ancient Greek Goddess of the sea, one of the fifty daughters of Nereus (i.e. the Nereids). Her name means Guardian and she was the one that guards, protects and treats those in need for help...

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Paraskevi Karachle
Project Coordinator - Assistant Researcher
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research
46,7 km Athinon - Souniou, Anavyssos, Attiki, Greece

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About Us

PROTOMEDEA stands for "Towards the establishment of Marine Protected Area Networks in the Eastern Mediterranean"

The project will be running for 36 months, from December 2015 to November 2018

and the level of funding amounts to EUR 600.000.

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