Irish Sea portal Pilot - Project Launch

The Irish Sea portal Pilot was launched at the recent Bottom Grown Mussel Workshop in Wexford on 20.03.17 organised by Bord Isacaigh Mhara (BIM). Industry representatives were present from both Wales and Ireland.

Also present were a delegation from the Comité Régional des Pêches de Basse Normandie (CRPBN) who gave a presentation on their activities, their current seed mussel recruitment problems, and an overview of the DILEMES Project (mussel larvae tracking model). Wageningen Marine Research from Yerseke, Netherlands, discussed the population dynamics of subtidal mussels and the impact on cultivation.