Field Document 6
G R E E C E
SHELLFISH CULTIVATION IN GREECE
TABLE OF CONTENTS
A report prepared for the project
Development of Marine and Inland Aquaculture in Greece
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1. INTRODUCTION AND TERMS OF REFERENCE
2. THE PRESENT SITUATION
3. POTENTIAL AREAS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF SHELLFISH CULTIVATION
3.1 General considerations
3.2 Potential cultivation areas for individual species
4.5 Other species
5.1 Depuration in response to public health concerns
5.2 Depuration in response to public confidence
6. CONSTRAINTS TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE
6.1 Knowledge of available techniques
6.3 Availability of juveniles
6.4 Organizational structure
6.5 Fear of pollution by shellfish farming
7. STRATEGIES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SHELLFISH CULTIVATION
7.1 Education for existing operatiors
7.2 Establishing depuration as general practice
7.3 Support for cooperatives
1. Location of sites
2. French oyster cultivation table with poches
3. A simple “French fence”
4. Ultraviolet purification system; tank type
5. Ultraviolet purification system; stacked tray type