Recent Projects

Sector Studies

  • The preparation of an aquaculture strategy for Malta (Government of Malta, 2011)
  • Study on the prospects and opportunities for shellfish farming in Scotland (Scottish Government - 2010)
  • Assessment of project document for the development of sustainable marine aquaculture in Cuba (NORAD, 2010)
  • Report on drivers for aquaculture development as contribution to UK Government Global Food and Agriculture Foresight Project (BIS - 2010)
  • Inputs into Aquashops project - Aquaculture Research Into Use: Building Services, Sharing Best Practice with Supporting Policy (UK Department for International Development - 2009-11)
  • Study on the competitiveness of the European Aquaculture Sector (European Parliament, 2009)
  • Contributions to an “Evaluation of the impact of A strategy for the sustainable development of European Aquaculture” (European Parliament, 2009 - Study led by European Aquaculture Society)
  • Assistance to Government of Malawi in developing fisheries and aquaculture policy (Development Alternatives Inc, 2009)
  • A GIS-based review of aquaculture development (UK Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills contribution to Future of Food and Farming Foresight Project, 2009)
  • Participation in project appraisal mission concerning a proposed public-private partnership for marine fish farm development in Vietnam (NORAD/Centre for Development Cooperation in Fisheries, Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 2009)
  • Assistance to Government of Mozambique to develop a National Aquaculture Animal Health Strategy (NORAD/Centre for Development Cooperation in Fisheries, Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 2009)
  • Support to EC Aquagenome project on aquaculture industry trends and projections, and assistance in preparing presentation materials for use at a workshop
  • Report on aquaculture shrimp diseases and control strategies (best management practices and accreditation) with emphasis on grow-out systems
  • Prospective Analysis of the Aquaculture Sector in the EU [Part 1] [Part 2]
  • An economic evaluation of the impact of the salmon parasite Gyrodactylus salaris, should it be introduced in Scotland
  • Report: Perspectives for aquaculture development and poverty alleviation
  • Report: Perspectives on aquaculture development, food safety and trade
  • Strategic economic analysis of the ornamental trade in the UK
  • Report on the potential impact of technological innovation on the aquaculture industry (Report for the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution)
  • Assessment of the potential to develop the trout farming sector in the Highland Regions of Papua New Guinea
  • Scoping study of the mussel fishery in the Wash Estuary, England.
  • Report on the Scottish Farmed Salmon Sector: A performance Assessment
  • A study of the economic impact of Nephrops fishing in two Scottish fisheries districts
  • A study of the economic impact of salmon farming in Scotland (Link to HIE Site)
  • Global review of opportunities for investment in aquaculture projects
  • Review of shrimp farm potential in the Middle East
  • Contributions on aquaculture to a South Coast Sustainability project in Jamaica
  • Review of the status of aquaculture in Europe and assessment of prospects for the next 10 years
  • Review of status of aquaculture in Lithuania
  • Review and technology foresight for marine fisheries
  • A financial analysis of salmon farming in Scotland
  • A study of current and future Producer Organisation structures and functions servicing the requirements of the Highlands and Islands fishing fleet
  • Study of the opportunities for the use of discharge water from UK power stations for aquaculture
  • Assessment of and recommendations for the development of the Greek marine and inland aquaculture industry
  • Assessment of the impact of Scottish marine aquaculture on the environment
  • A study of the opportunities for aquaculture-related industries in Victoria
  • A survey of commercial opportunities in European aquaculture

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