Irish Sea Portal Pilot


Bangor University , Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) Ireland


European Regional Development fund through the Ireland Wales Co-operation Programme 2014 - 2020.

Principal Investigator:

Dr. S Malham


The aim of The Irish Sea Portal Pilot uses Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to assist the industry get access to relevant information and research on juvenile shellfish larvae and seabed settlement. It explores the siting of potential seed collection sites and the feasibility of seed collector deployment within the study area.This will broaden understanding of shellfish larvae movement within the Irish Sea and its surrounds followed by larval settlement patterns where they are termed 'seed'. This resource shared across the Irish Sea that crosses regional and national boundaries and has a significant economic impact in part of an industry worth some €254m.


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