AQUAPHOTO

Aquaculture in Ireland

Irish Aquaculture in 2006 was worth 124.6 million euro and includes shellfish and finfish production. Finfish production of 12,7126 tonnes in 2006 was valued at 61.4million Euro. Shellfish Production was 44,696 tonnes and valued at 62.2 Million Euro (source BIM)

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Achill currach fishermen (Liam Cattigan and Christy Gallagher) haul in a heavy dredge fishing for oysters in Blacksod Bay, County Mayo
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Richie Flynn IFA fish farmer's spokesman at the 6th Irish Shellfish Safety Scientific Workshop in Galway where the shellfish industry heard the latest developments in marine biotoxin monitoring and an overview of there impact in Irish waters in 2005
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Clare island salmon smolt delivery by helicopter
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Shellfish samples in a cold box for laboratory analysis
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Seawater sample for phytoplankton analysis. The seawater sample is taken using a Lund tube which takes an integrated water column water sample 2006
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Venturi mussel harvesting system demonstration Blackshell farm Clew Bay
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Wim Bakker venturi mussel harvesting system inventor
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Scallop seed
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