Grow mussels and oysters—Sea Gardens in Limjorden (39249)

Project Details


The aim for this project is to create a focus on healthy and sustainable exploitation of Limfjordens potential and bring life back into the harbour areas. 
- Better utilization of Limfjorden's resources. 
- Increased focus on seafood and seaweed as exciting, healthy and delicious produce on the dinner table.
- More readily available social activities for the general public.
- Development of sustainable activities on empty harbors.
- Better links between water and city.
- Participate in social activities with sustainability in focus. 

The project will give ordinary citizen the opportunity to "grow" mussels, oysters and seaweed in a social community without needing separate skills and without having to invest in an area.


DTU Aqua

Limfjorden Council, Denmark (coordinator)

Orbicon, Denmark

Limfordsmuseet, Denmark

Løgstør Municipality, Denmark

Nykøbing Mors Municipality, Denmark

Lemvig Municipality, Denmark

Aalborg Municipality, Denmark

Research area: Coastal Ecology
Effective start/end date01/01/201531/12/2017

Collaborative partners

  • Technical University of Denmark (lead)
  • Limfordsmuseet (Project partner)
  • Nykøbing Mors Municipality (Project partner)
  • Løgstør municipality (Project partner)
  • Orbicon (Project partner)
  • Lemvig municipality (Project partner)
  • Aalborg Kommune (Project partner)
  • Limfjorden Council (Project partner)


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