«APPROACH OF NEW-CONTEMPORARY PRACTICES FOR THE MINIMIZATIONOF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF AQUACULTURE ON THE SEDIMENT: THE CASE OF SEA CUCUMBER HOLOTHURIA TUBULOSA»
A research of the Department of Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment, which is implemented under the measure 3.5 of the Operational Programme for Fisheries-OPF II, for the development and implementation of a new practice in the aquaculture sector in Greece in order to minimize their environmental impact on the sediment.
The program is funded by the Ministry of Reconstruction of Production, Environment and Energy by 25% and co-funded by the European Fisheries Fund (EFF) by 75%. Scientific Coordinator of the project is Dr. Nikolaos Neofitou, Assistant Professor. The projects duration is 20 months and is expected to be completed by 31.10.2015.