The SEABASED project is now finished with the development of a concept for aquatic compensation in coastal waters with a focus on nutrient offsetting. A procured consultant team has been working alongside the project partners to establish a rigid concept focusing on legal, ecological, and administrative aspects.
Finding a suitable and successful method to catch a fish that has not been commercially fished for a century has been full of trials and errors. With relentless work and not giving up on the first hurdle, the SEABASED project has found a suitable method and fishing gear that should work with this tiny yet ecologically significant fish. Rosita Broström from the Åland Fish Farmers’ Association writes more about the process of trying, failing and ultimately succeeding.