Caring about the future

CephsandChefs - Octopus, squid, cuttlefish, sustainable fisheries and chefs
Coordinator - Anne Marie Power
CESAM Responsible researcher - Cristina B. Pita
Programme - Interreg Atlantic Area (Project number: EAPA 282/2016)
Execution dates - 2017-12-01 - 2021-04-30 (41 Months)
Funding Entity - European Regional Development Fund, European Union
Funding for CESAM - 523107 €
Total Funding - 2007062 €
Proponent Institution - National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), Ireland
Participating Institutions
Universidade de Aveiro
Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera (IPMA), Portugal
Associação de Armadores de Pesca da Fuzeta (AAPF), Portugal
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (USC), Spain
Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO), Spain
Université de Caen Normandie, France
Irish South and West Fish Producers Organisation CLG, Ireland
Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland
Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Foundation (SFP), USA
Cooperativa de Armadores de Pesca del Puerto de Vigo S. C. G., Spain
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), UK
Atlantic Gate Ltd., UK

Project Description

The project aims to develop new markets and products based on cephalopods (squid, octopus, cuttlefish), increasing the profitability of the value chain, and helping to make fishers more competitive in the Atlantic Area. It will enhance capacity to deal with economic challenges arising from the Landing Obligation, globalization of markets, etc., while assuring sustainable fishing.

Project webpage

CESAM members on this project
Cristina B. Pita


Henrique Queiroga


CESAM Funding: UIDP/50017/2020 + UIDB/50017/2020 + LA/P/0094/2020


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