Aquaculture scope in Swansea lagoon

(04/20/17)

A RANGE of marine species could be farmed off the coast of Wales, within the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, according to a new report.

The sheltered, man-made lagoon, to be built out from the coast and enclosing a bank of hydro turbines, has strong aquaculture potential for farming mussels, oysters, scallops, clams, cockles and seaweed, the industry body Seafish found.

But trials would be needed to see how the shellfish and seaweed would grow inside the proposed.........................


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