Project design, implementation and production of sea cucumbers in Cádiz Bay (S Spain).
Sayanes Mar S.L.
From April 2019 to October 2020, Dr. Wangüemert worked as Director in Guatizamar S.L. (www.guatizamar.com). During that time, she carried out the design of installations (hatchery, nursery, laboratories, processing room, breeders room), direction of construction, and adaptation of the traditional “esteros” for sea cucumber production. She also redacted the execution project for Aquaculture Department (Junta de Andalucía), processed and obtained the mandatory licences to Guatizamar, established official contacts with the Natural Park of Cádiz Bay, Environmental Department (Junta de Andalucía), CTAQUA, etc. Dr. Wangüemert also redacted and processed the report to apply CDTI funds, carrying out the application, getting the funds, making the project and presenting the final report into 18 months. In spite of Covid crisis, during the 2020 summer, Dr. Wangüemert got success in the reproduction’ induction of Holothuria arguinensis breeders reaching a high production of fertilized eggs and high survival of larvae and juveniles; nowadays, these animals are fattening on external tanks (“naves”) in the “esteros” from the old San Ramón salterns.