Mollusk culture in Portugal

Fernando Afonso, Ph.D. Francisco Ruano

Grooved clams dominate small industry The adoption of salt industry ponds and water gates for polyculture of fish and mollusks is a productive use of the abandoned salt proprieties. In Portugal, aquaculture production reflected only 5.4 percent of the total volume produced by the country’s declining capture fisheries in 2007. Of this percentage, mollusk farming…

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  • Fernando Afonso, Ph.D.

    Fernando Afonso, Ph.D.

    Centro de Investigação Interdisciplinar
    em Sanidade Animal
    Faculdade de Medicina
    Lisboa, Portugal


  • Francisco Ruano

    Francisco Ruano

    Inst. de Investigação das Pescas e do Mar
    Aquaculture Department
    Lisboa, Portugal