Blauwwind Wind Farm Successful in Creating Reef with Oysters at Base of Four Turbines

Posted on May 23, 2022

๐—ฃ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ผ๐˜†๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—•๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐˜„๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—บ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ฎ ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€!

In 2020 oyster tables were placed at the base of four wind turbines to investigate whether oysters can survive and form reefs in these circumstances.

A team of researchers went to the Borssele III & IV wind farms to monitor the flat oysters. ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐Ÿต๐Ÿฒ%!

Ecologist Renate Olie is enthusiastic: “๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ง๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜บ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ, ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต’๐˜ด ๐˜จ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ธ๐˜ด.โ€

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