UK and Ireland
An assessment of the options available for dealing with Didemnum vexillum (carpet sea squirt) Scotland
Scottish Government - Project Dates:
August 2011 - December 2011
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.
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.