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Record number 485820
Title Feasibility of Flat Oyster (Ostrea edulis L.) restoration in the Dutch part of the North Sea
Author(s) Smaal, A.C.; Kamermans, P.; Have, T.M. van der; Engelsma, M.Y.; Sas, H.
Source Yerseke : IMARES (Report / IMARES Wageningen UR C028/15) - 58
Department(s) Aquaculture and Fisheries
Delta
Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
Bacteriology & Epidemiology
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2015
Keyword(s) oesters - populatie-ecologie - monitoring - ecologisch herstel - kustgebieden - noordzee - oysters - population ecology - monitoring - ecological restoration - coastal areas - north sea
Categories Marine Ecology
Abstract For the recovery of flat oyster beds, knowledge is required of the conditions under which the active restoration of this species in the North Sea can be successfully implemented. This is the subject of the current feasibility study. Living flat oysters have occasionally been found in wind farms. Flat oyster growth has also been demonstrated experimentally in areas where German wind farm are planned. Furthermore, the flat oyster population in the Delta area shows signs of recovery. This all shows that the proper environmental conditions for flat oyster restoration exist in the North Sea.
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