In April 2007 an extensive shore based survey was commissioned to record the distribution and abundance of the non-native Pacific Oyster Crassostrea gigas within the inter-tidal zone of the North East Kent European Marine Sites. The project is now into its fifth phase in 2011 - looking at current uptake by the new oysters spats, and also looking at potential control methods.
Note: This is the first of a series of studies that reached phase 5 during 2011/12.
c/o Thanet District Council,
PO Box 9, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent CT9 1XZ
Thanet Coast (NE Kent Marine Protected Area) Officer
Telephone: +44 (0) 1843 577672
(based in Manston Road Depot)