Holistic fisheries management of Messara Bay (southern Crete, Greece)

Project info
Description: 

Messara Bay is located in the south coasts of Crete and comprises an important fishing ground for the recruitment of red mullet (Mullus barbatus). The study of this ecosystem is considered to be necessary as it suffers from pollution mainly due to urbanization and agriculture (fertilizers, pesticides, etc.).

Coordinating Institute: 
IMBG-Institute of Marine Biological Resources (HCMR)
Time Frame
Begin of project (Year): 
2007
End of project (Year): 
2008
Financing
Funding Source: 
3rd Operational Program of Greece, Greek Ministry of Agriculture
Total Budget (€): 
160,000
Budget for IMBBC (€): 
80,000
Involved persons from IMBBC
NameRoleResponsibilities
Role: 
Scientific Responsible
Responsibilities: 
scientific responsible of the environmental study
Name: 
Maria Maidanou
Role: 
Participation
Responsibilities: 
surveys, sampling, sorting
Role: 
Participation
Responsibilities: 
surveys, sampling, sediment analysis
Name: 
Costas Dounas
Role: 
Participation
Name: 
Eleni Dafnomili
Role: 
Participation
Role: 
Participation
Responsibilities: 
chemical analysis

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