Title: Development of reproduction and culture methods for meagre (Argyrosomus regius) as a means to improve the competitiveness of the aquaculture industry through species diversification

Funding Source: NSRF 2007-2013

Budget IMBBC: 286,200€

Start / End Date: 2011 - 2014

Web site URL:

Project Progress: 100%

Principal Investigator:

Constantinos Mylonas

Project Members:

Research Directions:

Reproduction and physiology

Fish nutrition and feeding

Production technologies

Fish health

Fish behaviour

Fish quality and safety


The objectives of project were the development and diffusion of innovative technologies for breeding, rearing of early developmental stages and fattening of meagre (Argyrosomus regius), a fish species of high interest to be introduced in the Greek and Mediterranean aquaculture. The aim is to diversify production, improve the competitiveness of the enterprises in the sector and contribute to sustainable development of the sector in Greece and the European Union.