ITT for Effectiveness of Whelk Pots Sussex
Cefas and Sussex IFCA will be carrying out a research project in the whelk fisheries located off the Sussex coast with the aim of reducing the proportion of small whelks in the landings.
Reference number: Whelk/ Sussex
This deadline is for… Submission of Tender
Contract value:£0 – £0
Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom ICES area VIId generally within 6nm of the coast and between Hayling Island and the eastern end of Rye Bay.
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes
Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No
Name of the buying organisation: Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
Description of the contract
Cefas and Sussex IFCA will be carrying out a research project in the whelk fisheries located off the Sussex coast with the aim of reducing the proportion of small whelks in the landings. This will involve determining the effectiveness of various sizes of escape holes in whelk traps and the selective performance or different riddle specifications. These studies require one or two fishing industry collaborators with an interest in the sustainability of the stocks, local knowledge and experience of this fishery. The project is funded by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) as part of the Fisheries Challenge Fund, and who are committed to promoting the long-term future of England’s fishing industry and achieving Good Environmental Status under the Marine Strategy Framework Directive.
Classification of the contract
77000000 Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
Contract type: Services – Unspecified
Is it a framework agreement? No
Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No
Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents
Estimated length of contract: 5 Days
Who to contact
Contact name Lisa Scott
Organisation name Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
Address , NR33 0HT