It is the most important fishing port on the Cantabrian Coast by volume of catches unloaded.
Main base port of the fresh deep-sea fleet of the Bay of Biscay, with an important volume of inshore fish unloaded in the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country.
Main Species Commercialised:
Deep-Sea: hake, mackerel, blue whiting, conger eel, Atlantic horse mackerel, monkfish, John Dory, pouting.
Inshore: mackerel, Atlantic horse mackerel, white tuna, sardine, anchovy.
Unique Fishing Port with a traditional fleet for different species depending on the season, white tuna and mackerel.
Most important species: White Tuna, Mackerel.
Port home to the Gipuzkoa Association of Fish and Seafood Wholesalers. Its privileged situation and accesses close to the French border make this port an important centre for commercialisation, home to a fleet that unloads local fish and fish from other countries.
Some of the associated companies develop their commercial activity at the port and at the MerkaOiartzun fish distribution centre.
Beautiful coastal port located between Ondarroa and Pasajes, it is one of the ports of the greatest relevance in inshore fishing on the Basque coast.
Its activity focuses on seasonal blue fish: mackerel, white tuna, and anchovy are the main catches.
Beautiful costal port situated between Pasajes and the French border.
Its fleet is characterised by a traditional fishing system, and the activity focuses on seasonal blue fish: mackerel, white tuna, anchovy.