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Fisheries and Aquaculture


Our services for aquaculture include:

  • Detection and identification of toxic phytoplankton.
  • Control of phytoplankton production areas for bivalve molluscs.
  • Analysis of marine biotoxins.
  • Development of programmes for the detection and tracking of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) or “red tides”.
  • Monitoring of Water Quality and Marine Sediments.
  • Microbiological analyses of water, sediments and bivalves.
  • Chemical analysis of sediments (redox potential, organic matter, heavy metals, chlorinated organic compounds, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons etc.).
  • Characterisation and spatiotemporal monitoring of benthic communities.
  • Selection of suitable areas for the placement of marine fish farms.
  • Preparation of Environmental Impact Assessments.
  • Design and implementation of environmental monitoring programmes.
  • Studies of currents and dispersion. Scientific and technical advice.

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