Shrimp Farm in Bonaire

Gerard Geertjes geertjes at
Fri Aug 27 21:30:50 EDT 1999

The effluent of the shrimp farm at Bonaire is directed straight into the
evaporation ponds of the Bonaire solar salt works. No pollutants are dumped
in the coastal zone.

Gerard J. Geertjes
Groningen University
Department of Marine Biology
Kaya Dorado 12, Bonaire
Netherlands Antilles
geertjes at
phone: + 599 7 5879
fax: + 599 7 2595

-----Original Message-----
From: Oceanwatch at <Oceanwatch at>
To: coral-list at <coral-list at>
Date: Friday, August 27, 1999 4:57 PM
Subject: Shrimp Farm in Bonaire

>Coral Listers
>I recently heard about a shrimp aquaculture project on Bonaire.  Does
>know about this project, i.e., if any permits or controls were imposed that
>might prevent the kind of physical damage or release of pollutants into the
>coastal zone that are associated with shrimp farming?
>Cliff McCreedy
>>><((;>   ><((;>   ><((;>
>2101 Wilson Boulevard
>Suite 900
>Arlington, VA  22201
>phone 703-351-7444
>fax 703-351-7472
>e-mail:  Oceanwatch at

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