Within the scope of the fight against mucilage; The Ghost Nets Removal Project was initiated in partnership with Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality, Çanakkale 18 Mart University and Balıkesir Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry. With the works that will last for 3 years, mucilage and sea pollution will be prevented.
18 of the Action Plan to Combat Mucilage in the Sea of Marmara. Project for Cleaning Ghost Nets within the scope of Article; It started with the partnership of Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality, Çanakkale 18 Mart University and Balıkesir Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry.
Within the scope of the project coordinated by Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality Rural Services Department Animal Production and Fisheries Branch; Ghost nets detected in Erdek, Bandırma and Marmara districts will be cleaned to prevent damage to underwater life.
Within the scope of the 3-year protocol, the same activities will continue in Edremit Bay in both the Marmara and Aegean Seas in 2022. In addition to cleaning ghost nets; Many scientific projects such as increasing underwater vitality, creating artificial reefs and protecting red corals will be followed.