Monitoring Technology for Offshore Aquaculture

  • Date 13 Mar 2018
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Monitoring Technology for Offshore Aquaculture

13 Mar 2018, 15:45 - 17:10

South Gallery Room 9

Chaired by: Lawrie Stove, Managing Director, AquaMoor; David Kelly, CEO & CTO, InnovaSea; and Keith Jeffery, Team Leader Risk Assessment & Aquaculture Science, Cefas

New technology is being deployed at an increasing scale of operation. This will require monitoring from both an industry and regulator's perspective to ensure sustainability. This sesion outlines some key areas of development. 

Feeding the World – New ROV Technologies Aiding in Regulating Aquaculture Sites for a Sustainable Future
Sam MacDonald, President, Deep Trekker

Field Monitoring for Offshore Lobster Aquaculture
Jamie Luxmoore, Research Fellow, University of Exeter

Satellite-Based Harmful Algal Bloom and Water Quality Monitoring for Coastal and Offshore Aquaculture Farms to Support Management Decisions
Dr Peter Miller, Principal Earth Observation Scientist, Plymouth Marine Laboratory

An ROV's Approach to Aquaculture Sustainability
Rachel Cox, Marine Environmental Consultant, AquaBioTech Group



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  • David Kelly


    Chief Executive Officer & Chief Technology Officer


    David Kelly is CEO & CTO of InnovaSea. He is responsible for setting InnovaSea’s overall strategy, and leading the research and development efforts...

  • Lawrie Stove


    Managing Director


    Lawrie Stove is the founder of AquaMoor Limited, a company focused on developing innovative mooring technologies for niche applications. Lawrie has...

  • Keith Jeffery


    Aquaculture Development Officer


  • Sam Macdonald



    Deep Trekker

    Water is the life force of humans and human society so it’s no wonder Sam Macdonald set out to engineer a lifestyle surrounded by it. Growing up by...

  • Jamie Luxmoore


    Research Fellow

    University of Exeter

    Jamie Luxmoore is a Research Fellow at the University of Exeter working on an innovative mooring design and assessment for the Lobster Grower 2...

  • Peter Miller


    Principal Earth Observation Scientist

    Plymouth Marine Laboratory

    As an Earth observation scientist with over 20 years’ experience and 70 published papers, Peter develops and applies innovations in automated...

  • Rachel Cox


    Marine Environmental Consultant

    AquaBioTech Group

    With a BSc in Marine Biology (Dalhousie University; Canada) and specialized training in Marine Geomatics (NSCC; Canada), Rachel has been involved in...