Title: Biological effects of antifouling and bacteriostatic compounds used in the Medire industry today

Funding Source: Binational Greece-Spain

Budget IMBBC: 11,750€

Start / End Date: 2006 - 2008

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Project Progress: 100%

Principal Investigator:

Efthimia (Efi) Cotou

Project Members:

Research Directions:

Biomarkers and bioassays


The aim of the project is to determine whether the use of some new antifouling compounds as well as some of the common used bacteriostatics used in aquaculture industry are causing, or are likely to cause undesirable biological effects on the fish farmed species and on other species living close to the nets.