Project Name:

An assessment of the options available for dealing with Didemnum vexillum (carpet sea squirt) 


Scottish Government  - Project Dates:   August 2011 - December 2011

Detailed narrative description of project:

Project Aims: to conduct a cost-benefit analysis to inform the decision on the course of action to be taken in response to the arrival of Dv. The cost-benefit analysis should consider the three management options, which are:
Option 1 Do nothing.
Option 2 Attempt eradication of Dv at Largs/Fairlie.
Option 3 Containment and management of Dv to limit detrimental impacts.

Detailed narrative description of actual services provided by Poseidon Aquatic
Resource Management Ltd:

Poseidon staff were responsible for the project management and undertook the bulk of the analysis and writing, with advice from other team members from Hambrey Consulting and SAMS.