Mytilus-edulis

CANO carrying capacity in Norwegian aquaculture

This project aims to develop methods to determine the carrying capacity for intensive fish farming and two extensive forms of culture, cultivation of shellfish and sea ranching lobster.

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Objectives

The principal objective of the project is to develop methods for estimate the carrying capacity for cultivation of finfish, shellfish cultivation and sea ranching of lobster.

[08.07.09]
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Background

The utilization of the Norwegian coastal zone is rapidly increasing and the aquaculture industry faces the challenge of competing for space with other users. To effectively take the advantage of available areas it is thus necessary to realize Norway’s potential for aquaculture. In this context the carrying capacity is crucial.

Develop methods to determine the carrying capacity

[09.07.09]
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Kontaktpersoner

Arne Ervik
Institute of Marine Research
Phone +47 55 23 63 55

Øyvind Strand
Institute of Marine Research
Phone +47 55 23 63 67

Ann-Lisbeth Agnalt
Institute of Marine Research
Phone +47 55 23 63 68