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Requirements for depuration of scallops (Pecten maximus) - FC1013

Summary Objectives:-
To determine the environmental requirements for successful depuration of scallops (Pecten maximus) with the production of a report, for DEFRA, identifying critical minimum acceptable conditions for depuration and a manual, for industry, providing advice on effective depuration methods.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Enable DEFRA to produce Conditions of Approval (CoAs) for purifying scallops and to provide advice and guidance to the shellfish industry.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Requirements for Depuration of Scallops   (86k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2000

To: 2001

Cost: £58,023
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Fish Farming              
Fields of Study
Fish Health and Aquaculture