In exercising the powers of the National Fisheries Authority, DGRM has in its staff map inspectors of the special fisheries inspection career, with competence to exercise control, inspection and enforcement activities throughout the territory and waters of the Union under sovereignty. or jurisdiction of Portugal, customs area and free zones of the European Union, within the scope of agreements signed between Member States and the Union in areas of shared competence (mixed agreements), from third countries and Regional Fisheries Management Organizations, of which the European Union is a Contracting Party or a non-contracting Cooperating Party, where fishing activities are carried out by European economic agents, or with whom the European Union has Partnership Agreements or Protocols in the field of Sustainable Fisheries, as well as in the other unregulated waters of the high seas.