The Centre de Documentació de la Pesca i el Mar is a project created in 2006 by the University of Girona (UdG), the City Council of Palamós and the Promediterranean Foundation where collaborate the Museu de la Pesca, the Càtedra d’Estudis Marítims and the UdG Library Service. Its funds include specialized collections on maritime fisheries from the Social Sciences perspective on multiple supports -currently its catalogue has more than 11,000 references.
The main function of the Documare is to facilitate access to its funds and collections to researchers and students, as well as to the technical staff of the Museu de la Pesca and related organizations. At the same time, it also works on the generation and dissemination of knowledge of maritime fishing, coastal heritage, gastronomy and fish consumption. Its users have access to a wide range of information and documentation, physical and digital, specialized in the fields of fishing and maritime heritage, and contained in primary and secondary sources.