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Why BONUS OPTIMUS?

Mussel farming has a high potential for contributing to a sustainable blue growth in the Baltic. To fulfill this potential, research and development is needed on several levels. The overall goal of BONUS OPTIMUS is to provide robust evidence-based ecological, social, and economic documentation on optimized use of farmed mussels as a mitigation tool for eutrophication that in turn can be a sustainable protein-rich feedstuff for fish.

BONUS OPTIMUS NEWS

15 March 2019
Next stakeholder meeting and conference in Warnemuende, Germany
On 19th March 2019 the second OPTIMUS stakeholder meeting will take place in Warnemuende, Germany. It will focus on the mussel growing season 2018 and the results of the two mussel research plants in low saline waters of Greifswalder Bodden and Wieker Bodden installed within BONUS Optimus.

25 February 2019
Final field campaign monitoring the benthic impacts of Mitigation Mussel Cultivation
The fourth and final campaign in As Vig, Denmark, evaluating benthic impacts of a mitigation mussel farm, has wrapped up. Read more about the productive collaboration between University Gothenburg and DTU Aqua to characterize benthic impacts of mitigation farms.

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23 MARCH 2019