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The environmental impact of clam cultivation - FC0203

Description
R&D Summary Objectives:- Assess the localised impact of intensive clam cultivation on the inter-tidal ecosystem and develop guidelines for environmentally acceptable methods of intensive clam cultivation. Key customer purpose:- Enable MAFF to properly fulfil its licensing responsibilities under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 and requirements under Control of Deposit Orders. Enable MAFF to develop appropriate policies for effective management of bivalve cultivation and produce guidelines for environmentally acceptable methods of clam cultivation.
Objective
1.To assess the localised impact of intensive clam cultivation on the inter-tidal ecosystem. 2.To develop guidelines for environmentally acceptable methods of intensive clam cultivation.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1990

To: 1996

Cost: £668,093
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Fish Farming              
Fisheries              
Shellfish              
Sustainable Production              
Fields of Study
Fish Health and Aquaculture