Personal tools

Sign up to receive our reports (print and/or electronic) and quarterly e-newsletter.
Follow us
Twitter icon Twitter
Facebook icon Facebook
YouTube icon YouTube channel
RSS logo RSS Feeds

Write to us Write to us

For the public:

For media and journalists:

Contact EEA staff
Contact the web team

Call us Call us


Phone: (+45) 33 36 71 00
Fax: (+45) 33 36 71 99


Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Sound and independent information
on the environment

You are here: Home / Data and maps / Maps and graphs / Decline in mean trophic level of fisheries landings

Decline in mean trophic level of fisheries landings

Topics: ,
Mean trophic level of fisheries landings for the north-east Atlantic, Mediterranean and Black Seas, 1950-2003 The decline in mean trophic levels results in shortened food chains, leaving ecosystems less able to cope with natural or human-induced change


European data


Additional information

The long-term sustainability of fisheries is, in turn, directly linked to human livelihoods and well-being.
Geographical coverage note: North-east Atlantic, Mediterranean and Black Sea

Geographical coverage:

Albania, Albania, Algeria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Channel Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Faeroe Islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Isle oMan, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Republic of, Latvia, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Lithuania, Malta, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Other nei, Palestine, Occupied Tr., Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan Province oChina, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Un. Sov. Soc. Rep., United Kingdom, United States oAmerica, Yugoslavia SFR,

Related content

Document Actions
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100