FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Aquaculture

  • Promoting aquaculture products

    01/12/2021
    - Basic page
    Three Slovenian FLAGs are implementing a collaborative assessment of fisheries products to establish a quality system for fish products produced in Slovenia.
  • Decarbonising economic activities in Culatra Island

    15/11/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The Sotavento do Algarve FLAG supported investment to enable Culatra Island, Portugal’s most important location for aquaculture production, to transition to solar energy.
  • Preserving wild sea urchins through sustainable farming

    22/10/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    The Mondego Mar FLAG financed a project to bring some unused saltpans back into use to produce an aquaculture product which is highly coveted by restaurateurs: the sea urchin, also known as ‘Portuguese caviar’.
  • Blockchain improves traceability for small-scale fishers

    04/10/2021
    - Basic page
    This cooperation project aimed to apply a technology based on the “blockchain” principle to fisheries. By using this trustworthy shared recording system, the three FLAGs implemented a traceability system which provides complete and accurate information to consumers of artisanal fishing products.
  • Blockchain improves traceability for small-scale fishers

    28/09/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    This cooperation project aimed to apply a technology based on the “blockchain” principle to fisheries. By using this trustworthy shared recording system, the three FLAGs implemented a traceability system which provides complete and accurate information to consumers of artisanal fishing products.
  • Indoor aquaponics farm development

    28/09/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    A Finnish FLAG supported a research project to create a business model based on indoor aquaponic farming. This innovative concept reduces water use by 85% and produces both fish and vegetables with near zero-waste discharge.
  • Turning shellfish by-products into energy

    26/07/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    A conquicultura constitui uma importante atividade económica na costa francesa do Atlântico. No entanto, também gera moluscos de tamanho inferior ao regulamentar, na forma de subprodutos, que são geralmente descartados. O projeto em causa centra-se na exploração do seu potencial, através da produção de metano para gerar energia.
  • Making oyster farming energy self-sufficient

    29/06/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    O estaleiro Chantier Bretagne Sud liderou um projeto de apoio às explorações de ostras da Bretanha na sua transição para as energias renováveis, estudando as suas necessidades e assegurando tecnologia adaptada.
  • Better salinity and temperature data to improve flat oyster spat collection

    10/05/2021
    - Good Practice Project
    Os ostreicultores do sul da Bretanha instalaram uma boia multissensor de alta frequência para ajudar a compreender o assentamento de larvas de ostra-plana, um recurso essencial na área.
  • Reducing waste linked to processing shellfish

    30/03/2021
    - Good Practice Short Story
    An Irish FLAG has supported a local, family aquaculture business that farms Gigas oysters to improve processing methods, reduce energy consumption and cut waste.