ITT for Effectiveness of Whelk Pots Sussex

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

Deadline date:19/10/2012

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

 

Additional information

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

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How to apply

Full instructions can be found within tender document.