Mediterranean 2006 Expedition

Mediterranean 2006 Expedition

The main approaches of Oceana for the 2006 Oceana Ranger Expedition were the international illegal fishing in the Mediterranean and the documentation of specific marine ecosystems in need of protection by the European Union.

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Overview

DriftnetterOceana’s 2006 expedition documented specific marine ecosystems in need of protection prior to the revision of the Habitats Directive  in 2007 as well as illegal fishing activities—specifically the use of driftnets—in the Western Mediterranean.

Diaries

October 1, 2006

Menorca Canyon

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September 30, 2006

Mahon

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September 29, 2006

Menorca canal

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September 28, 2006

East of Cabrera

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September 27, 2006

Cabrera

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September 26, 2006

West of Cabrera

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September 25, 2006

Emile Baudot

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September 24, 2006

Emile Baudot

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September 23, 2006

Auxias Marc

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September 22, 2006

Pitiusas

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September 21, 2006

Toward the Pitiusas

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September 20, 2006

Palma de Mallorca

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September 19, 2006

Cape Blanc

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September 18, 2006

Cape Salinas

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September 17, 2006

In front of Cala Mitjana

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September 16, 2006

Palma de Mallorca – We load the ROV

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September 13, 2006

Punta Prima and the seamounts

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September 12, 2006

Es Vedra and Sa Bota

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August 22, 2006

In the port of Nador (Morocco)

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August 14, 2006

Port engine

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August 10, 2006

My first week

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August 8, 2006

Working with ROV

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August 8, 2006

Seco de los Olivos

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August 6, 2006

Difficulties

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August 5, 2006

Night dive

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August 5, 2006

Night dive

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August 4, 2006

Aguadulce Port

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August 2, 2006

Cabo de Gata

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August 1, 2006

First day

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August 1, 2006

Punta de El Sabinar

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July 30, 2006

Roquetas

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July 29, 2006

El Calón

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July 29, 2006

El Calón

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July 28, 2006

Isla de las Palomas

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July 28, 2006

Isla de las Palomas

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July 27, 2006

Mar Menor

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July 27, 2006

Mar Menor

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July 26, 2006

Valencia

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July 23, 2006

Burriana

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July 22, 2006

Placer de la Barra Alta

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July 21, 2006

Last day in Columbretes

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July 20, 2006

On Ferrera Island

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July 19, 2006

To the Columbretes Islands

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July 11, 2006

New deck crane

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July 4, 2006

Weekly journal

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July 2, 2006

Sardinian waters

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June 29, 2006

The Relay

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June 26, 2006

Cagliari and its outskirts

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June 24, 2006

Waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea

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June 23, 2006

Cross the Eolie Islands

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June 22, 2006

The Eolie Islands – Day 2

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June 21, 2006

The Eolie Islands – Day 1

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June 17, 2006

Back to Agropoli

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June 15, 2006

From Agropoli to Ischia

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June 11, 2006

Diving in Capri

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June 10, 2006

Marevivo on board the Ranger

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June 10, 2006

Netters in Sorrento

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June 6, 2006

New crew

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June 6, 2006

Last day aboard the Ranger

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May 30, 2006

Cala Galera

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May 27, 2006

Today we returned to Bastia.

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May 18, 2006

Food

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May 16, 2006

Back aboard in 2006

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May 16, 2006

Back aboard in 2006

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May 8, 2006

Corsican coast

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May 7, 2006

Wait for the next chance

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May 4, 2006

First Day

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The Crew

CONCHA MARTÍNEZ

Diver, Communications (Spain)

CONCHI DE PEDRO

Deckhand (Spain)

PHIL KLINE

Deckhand (United States)

Eduardo de Ana

Support Staff at Gulf of Cadiz (Spain)

HOUSSINE KADDACHI

Underwater photographer - Diver (France)

Jordi García

Captain (Spain)

VÍCTOR JÁUREGUI

Diver (Spain)

Nuño Ramos

Captain (Spain)

MARÍA HERNÁNDEZ

Scientist (Spain)

ELIZABETH GRIFFIN

Marine Scientist (United States)

OLIMPIA GARCÍA

Communications (Spain)

GABRIEL GALDEANO

Cook (Spain)

MARÍA JESÚS DE PABLO

Marine Scientist (Spain)

IGOR BUSTURIA

Cook (Spain)

JORGE ALMAGRO

Deckhand (Spain)

Xavier Pastor

Coordinator of the Expedition

CORY WILSON

Camera aboard (United States)

JUAN CUETOS

Diver and underwater photographer (Spain)

ALFREDO SAGASTI

Cook (Spain)

JORGE J. CANDÁN

Diver and Underwater Videographer (Spain)

ALBERT NADAL

Marevivo observer (Italy)

PILAR BARROS

Support diver (Spain)

SERENA MASO

Marevivo observer (Italy)

JOSÉ PEÑALVER

Cook (Spain)

THIERRY LANNOY

Diving Team Coordinator (France)

SOLEDAD ESNAOLA

Expedition deck assistants

CARLOS PÉREZ

Chief mate (Spain)

ENRIQUE TALLEDO

Underwater videographer (Spain)

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