Fisheries economics and trade
UK and Ireland
Scottish shellfish economic modelling Scotland
The Crown Estate - Project Dates:
March 2017 - October 2017
Description of Project:
The Crown Estate and the Association of Scottish Shellfish Growers sought economic research to explore potential barriers to the sustainable development in the shellfish farming sector on the Scottish mainland.
Poseidon developed a loch-scale economic model identifying where economies of scale, shared capital investments and infrastructure could improve group viability. It also explored community investment to encourage local buy-in to sustainable development plans.