AP Marine provides services to fishfarming enterprises in order to fulfill the requirements set out by National Legislation requiring companies to carry out a biannual survey and report regarding the quality of the environment surrounding their marine installations. Sampling protocols exist and are strictly implemented.
Samples for water nutrients, chlorophyll a, organic matter, granulometry as well as other sediment abiotic parameters are regularly collected and analysed. Grab samples are collected, macrofauna is sorted and species identification is carried out at company' s laboratory by qualified and experienced scientists. Species are entered into AP Marine’s photographic database system for future reference and time series data exists for all fishfarming units AP Marine has supplied services too.
AP Marine is able and regularly produces different types of studies relating to aquaculture and hatchery and has extensive expertise in environmental impacts.