Algaqua

Grice-Hutchinson Experimental Farm. Loma de nº2, Barriada de San Julián, 29004 Málaga, Spain

Region Active:

Europe

Research

Activity

Aquaculture

Description

Not precisely a marine conservation organization, but with the potential to impact on marine conservation significantly, Algaqua is a spin-off project at Malaga University, and in 2020, received the award for best business initiative in the Blue-Growth contest of the Andalusian Marine Maritime Cluster. The project is based on the sustainable production of different aquatic organisms, such as fish and algae, and various plants, mainly in food and other possible applications such as cosmetics or pharmaceuticals. The waste from one is used by other, for example, the nutrient rich water from fish farming is used for in vegetable farming. This system can be used for both freshwater and saltwater, growing both vegetables and algae.