Possible effects of beach nourishment on fish in Danish coastal waters (39568)

Project Details


Beach nourishment is a process were sand removed from the coast by natural wave erosion is replenished by sand from other sources. During the construction phase, fish are affected by sediment plumes and underwater noise from dredging vessels. In this project the effects on fish from beach nourishment along the Danish west coast were evaluated.

DTU Aqua, National Institute for Aquatic Resources
Rambøl, Denmark (coordinator)

The project is funded by Rambøll. 

Research area: Marine Living Resources
Effective start/end date21/10/201831/01/2019


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