Large new offshore shellfish farming areas (mainly Atlantic Sea basin): Several countries have opened polygon marine offshore areas for shellfish farming. Some examples are: ►In the Spanish region of Vasc Country (Bay of Biscay), an experimental area of 500 ha was licensed in 2016. It is granted for the Technological Institute AZTI-Tecnalia (Letter of Interest 14), which purchased the first prototype of Formex® raft in 2016 and is using it in Mutriku Port. Now they are investing in this project to test if modules could last in an environment with a maximum swell high of 5 m.


Water, weather, marine, structure


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