8 November 2013
Stakeholdermeeting of the MEMO-project
ecology and modeling: Observation of an invasive comb jelly in the North Sea”
The MEMO-project is implemented through the partnership between 5 scientific research institutes – ILVO, IFREMER, ULCO-LOG, CEFAS and Deltares – and led by ILVO. The subject of the research is the comb jelly M. leidyi that was observed in the North Sea since 2006. This research project started the 1st January 2011 and is funded by the Interreg IVa 2 Seas Programme.
The goal of the MEMO-project is to inform stakeholders and the general public about the potential risk of M. leidyi on the marine ecosystem and professional activities in the 2 Seas region and to identify possible measures to bring solace to counter this threat.