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Region:    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.

Services Provided:
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.