Warning of Algal Toxin Events to Support Aquaculture in the Northern Periphery Programme Coastal Zone Region

  • Raine, Robin, National University of Ireland Galway (PL)
  • Shelmerdine, Richard L. (PI)
  • Stone, Daniel (PI)
  • Davidson, Keith (PI)
  • Gard, Eilif (PI)
  • Naustvoll, Lars (PI)
  • Henderson, Ruth (CoI)
  • Gubbins, Matthew (CoI)

Project Details

Description

The aim of the project was to reduce the impact of harmful algal events on shellfish aquaculture in peripheral regions by producing models for toxic algal events in the hope that they can be predicted and so reduce the shellfish loss to local farmers. Additional outcomes were to train local agencies and industry in the use of the rapid analysis kits provided by BioSense Laboratories. This will hopefully lead to local analysis of the shellfish toxins, therefore significantly cutting costs and waiting times for local industry.
Short titleNPP WATER
AcronymNPP WATER
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/01/0931/12/13