Individual fishing method, which is characterized by not use of utensils specially made for this purpose, causing no serious injury to the catch. (List of marine animal species and utensils)
It uses several simple utensils. It can be practiced by an individual, whether or not using a support vessel and snorkelling equipment.
Various utensils can be used such as the knife for clam, the mattock with short cable, the net used to catch cockles and the spatula.
Bivalves, gastropods, echinoderms, polychaetes and crustaceans.
Area of action
No special restrictions are foreseen, and the duly licensed catcher may operate in the area of ??jurisdiction of the Captaincy of his residence and adjacent areas.
The fishing for bivalves between 1st May and 15th June (in oceanic and inland waters) is prohibited.
Specific restrictions on harvesting of the redfish in the Natural Park of the Southwest Alentejo and Costa Vicentina
Nature Reserve of Berlengas
Natural Park of the Southwest Alentejo and Costa Vicentina
Ordinance No. 385/2006 of 19th April, which approves the Regulation on Commercial Catch of Pollicipes Pollicipes in the Natural Park of the Southwest Alentejo and Costa Vicentina, as amended by Ordinance No. 388/2008 of 30th May.
Ordinance No. 1354/2003 of 11th December, which prohibits the capture and commercialization of some species of polychaete.