ACTIVITIES

  • Organization of conferences, symposia, congresses, exhibitions, meetings and all kinds of both scientific and educational activities related to the study and conservation of inland and marine fishes, promoting the exchange of knowledge between the different social sectors involved.

  • To sponsor publications (brochures, panels, journals, multimedia publications) or other scientific and/or informative activities to contribute to the dissemination of that knowledge in the society.

  • Contact the public authorities and private entities in defense of the conservation of native Iberian fishe of inland and marine ecosystems.

  • Participate in and advise on all the working groups of various administrative levels (local, provincial, regional, national, international, …) that may affect the conservation of freshwater fish.

  • Create commissions to maintain the necessary relations with the Administration bodies competent in environmental affairs in order to ensure the development of legislation relating to the conservation of native Iberian fishes of inland and marine ecosystems.

  • Promote and/or develop academic, scientific and technical training activities aimed at authorities, universities, research centers, NGOs, groups of fishermen and different professional sectors (farmers, engineers, etc.) related to the conservation of native inland and marine fishes and the management of non-natives.

  • Promote public outreach and awareness, preferably in collaboration with professionals of environmental education, aimed at education centers, local authorities or others.

  • Promote the creation of volunteer river monitoring (from existing local associations, educational and recreational facilities, etc.) and the restoration of rivers and seas (cleaning, etc.).

  • Attend to competitions that convene the different public administrations and other entities, national or foreign, for conducting scientific or conservation works.

  • Any other activity that, with respect to the legislation governing this kind of Associations and for the achievement of the objectives contained in the above article, may resolve its General Assembly or Board of Directors, within the powers granted to them by these statutes.