Live bait: annelida polychaeta as live bait in Portugal – management of harvesting, import and cultivation (analysis of the value chains of the seaworm industry in Portugal)

Leading researcher: Amélia Frazão Moreira
Research group: Environment, Sustainability and Ethnography
Type of project: Commissioned
Status: Concluded
Keywords: Live bait | Traditional fishing | Commercialisation


Main institution: Instituto Politécnico de Leiria
Participant institutions: CRIA; Universidade de Lisboa; Universidade de Évora
Funding: PROMAR – Fundo Europeu das Pescas
Reference: PROMAR n.º 31/03/05 FEP-042
Starting date: 21-11-14

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Abstract

The main goal of this study is to investigate the integrated system of national and international value chains of live bait in Portugal. It includes the analysis of the economic and organizational structures of traditional live bait fishing in Portugal as well as of the international supply markets, production technologies and means of distribution. Based on the results of this study, recommendations will be made regarding the market potentials development of a national aquaculture industry for polychaetes.

Researchers from CRIA

IDNamePositionProjTitleProject typeStatus
pub6*Amélia Frazão MoreiraPrincipal Investigatorproj148*Live bait: annelida polychaeta as live bait in Portugal - management of harvesting, import and cultivation (analysis of the value chains of the seaworm industry in Portugal)CommissionedConcluded
pub204*David PicardResearcherproj148*Live bait: annelida polychaeta as live bait in Portugal - management of harvesting, import and cultivation (analysis of the value chains of the seaworm industry in Portugal)CommissionedConcluded
pub455*Sara CabralResearch scholarproj148*Live bait: annelida polychaeta as live bait in Portugal - management of harvesting, import and cultivation (analysis of the value chains of the seaworm industry in Portugal)CommissionedConcluded
pub462*Catarina MoreiraResearch scholarproj148*Live bait: annelida polychaeta as live bait in Portugal - management of harvesting, import and cultivation (analysis of the value chains of the seaworm industry in Portugal)CommissionedConcluded
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