mariculture centre of calheta

Located in Calheta and inaugurated in October 2000 and also called Manuel Bazenga Marques Centre, this is an infrastructure created by the Regional Directorate of Fisheries of the Regional Government of Madeira in order to assist in the development of a marine aquaculture industry in the Autonomous Region of Madeira. With this purpose, it encourages research in the areas of fisheries and the sea, conducts scientific studies and promotes the dissemination of knowledge in subjects related to regional aquaculture.

Keywords: fishing; aquaculture; sea; science; industry.