SARF081: Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture

Start Date: 13/12/2010
End Date: 25/02/2011
Main Contractor(s): Scottish Association for Marine Science
Other Sponsor(s):  


Provide a brief review of existing IMTA in countries with equivalent conditions and aquaculture sectors such as Canada, Norway, Ireland etc.

Identify technical, economic, environmental and regulatory issues (in a Scottish/UK context)

Identify knowledge gaps

Provide recommendations for further applied R&D/demonstrations


The purpose of the paper is to inform the SARF board of the current status of IMTA as it might apply in a Scottish context, with a view to identifying, opportunities, barriers and possible research requirements.