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Aquaculture,also known as aquafarming, is the farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, algae, and other organisms. Aquaculture involves cultivating freshwater and saltwater populations under controlled conditions, and can be contrasted with commercial fishing, which is the harvesting of wild fish. Mariculture refers to aquaculture practiced in marine environments and in underwater habitats.

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Algae shellfish and nutrients - draft interim report

what will happen to nutrient distribution if algae or shellfish production is dramatically scaled up?

Last update: 24/05/22

How would increased farming of algae and shellfish affect nutrient concentration in European seas?

call for tender

Last update: 26/07/20

Community of Practice Workshop Algae production in Europe: status, challenges and future developments

This workshop will bring together relevant specialists from the Commission services and experts from the algae industry to discuss the following topics: Availability and quality of information on the algae production in Europe; The regulatory framework related to algae production and commercial applications with a particular focus on food but also non-food algae uses; The constraints, needs and opportunities for the sustainable development of the sector.

Last update: 25/02/19

Chronexpo project / Le projet Chronexpo (Study about the effects of chronic exposure of marine invertebrates to environmental toxic compounds in the English Channel)

Main objective :

Last update: 19/12/11

ACFA RESOLUTION ON PERMITTED CADMIUM LEVELS IN BROWN CRAB MEAT

  The ACFA proposes a Resolution to address anomalies in the interpretation of relevant legislation  

Last update: 23/01/15

Study 2006-15 lot 6: Definition of data collection needs for aquaculture

Aquaculture is by some seen as a sustainable alternative to the harvesting sector. In order to see whether this is true, socioeconomic data is selected and analyzed. In addition, information necessary for measuring the developments of the economic performance of the sector are identified.  Why this study?

Last update: 05/04/11