In a context of growing claim for marine space and in the pursuit of maritime “spatial efficiency,” Multi-use (MU) becomes necessary to assemble more or less compatible sea uses.
Frontiers in Marine Science
27th APDR Congress (p.343)
The increasing demand for marine space and the need for “spatial efficiency” in the sea inevitably leads to the consideration of multi-use (MU), at least between uses that present reasonable compatibility.
Small-scale fisheries in the Mediterranean represent a significant part of the fisheries industry and their substantial social, economic and place attachment related role has always been acknowledged in the region.