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The mussel farms

Six farms in different parts of the Baltic Sea form the basis for the project.
The farms have been selected with the aim of covering different
environmental conditions and different cultivation techniques.

Sankt Anna archipelago, Sweden

Sankt Anna archipelago, Sweden

The mussel farm in the sheltered Swedish Sankt Anna archipelago is the first full scale long line farm at the Swedish East coast.

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Kalmarsund, Sweden

Kalmarsund, Sweden

The Kalmarsund farm is located in an exposed area of the Kalmarsound. The estimated harvest for this farm in 2018 in 50 tonnes.

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Musholm Bay, Denmark

Musholm Bay, Denmark

The existing mussel farm in the Musholm Bay has been extended with different mesh-size substrates to test maximum nutrient uptake.

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Kiel Bay, Germany

Kiel Bay, Germany

The Baltic Blue Growth mussel farm in the Kiel Bay is an extension to the existing farm producing mussel for human consumption.

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Kurzeme Coast, Latvia

Kurzeme Coast, Latvia

The Baltic Blue Growth farm in Latvia is located in the open waters to compare costs and benefits with existing farms in sheltered sites in other parts of the Baltic Sea Region.

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Vormsi island, Estonia

Vormsi island, Estonia

This easternmost Baltic Blue Growth farm is cultivating mussels in the same area as red algae.

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  • Sankt Anna archipelago, Sweden

    Sankt Anna archipelago, Sweden

    The mussel farm in the sheltered Swedish Sankt Anna archipelago is the first full scale long line farm at the Swedish East coast.

    Read more

  • Kalmarsund, Sweden

    Kalmarsund, Sweden

    The Kalmarsund farm is located in an exposed area of the Kalmarsound. The estimated harvest for this farm in 2018 in 50 tonnes.

    Read more

  • Musholm Bay, Denmark

    Musholm Bay, Denmark

    The existing mussel farm in the Musholm Bay has been extended with different mesh-size substrates to test maximum nutrient uptake.

    Read more

  • Kiel Bay, Germany

    Kiel Bay, Germany

    The Baltic Blue Growth mussel farm in the Kiel Bay is an extension to the existing farm producing mussel for human consumption.

    Read more

  • Kurzeme Coast, Latvia

    Kurzeme Coast, Latvia

    The Baltic Blue Growth farm in Latvia is located in the open waters to compare costs and benefits with existing farms in sheltered sites in other parts of the Baltic Sea Region.

    Read more

  • Vormsi island, Estonia

    Vormsi island, Estonia

    This easternmost Baltic Blue Growth farm is cultivating mussels in the same area as red algae.

    Read more

    Read our factsheet on the project mussel farms!