Cockles; Cockles Health

Cockles provide a wealth of services to coastal communities in the Atlantic Area (AA). COCKLES will restore production and the services provided by this emblematic resource, threatened by disease outbreaks and suboptimal management. Developing aquaculture, resistant strains and recovering natural stocks, optimizing management and upskilling stakeholders will aid recovering resources, increase the understanding of ecosystem services and contribute to the GES and boost coastal economies of AA.

Quick Facts

Start

2017

End

2020

Funded By

Atlantic Area Intereg

Researchers

PI Prof Sarah Culloty, Research Fellow Dr Sharon Lynch

Platform

Healthy Environment

Challenge

Food