In Galicia there are 62 Fishermen's associations which are so many fishing communities where projects are carried out to develop programs of interest to the sector and that have to do:
With sostenibilidade Fisheries and Biodiversity Mariña.
The control and Maritime Security.
Integration of youth in fishing.
Promotion of women in the sector. Technological renovation sector, energy saving.
As defined by the Law 9/1993, of July 8, of Fishermen of Galicia. So now the fishermen's associations are corporations under public law, legal personality and legal capacity to carry out the purposes and the exercise of their functions are assigned, acting as advisory and government collaboration Promotion in the fisheries sector and represent economic and corporate interests of industry professionals, notwithstanding that they have the representation of employers and workers organizations of fishing.
Fraternities can also develop activities of organization and marketing of production in fisheries and aquaculture.