The purpose of the Mytilos project is the development of an interregional costal water quality monitoring network through biological integrators (mussels), for the sustainable protection of the Western Mediterranean Sea.
This 3-year project was launched in January 2004 and is an integral part of the INTERREG III B MEDOCC programme.
Mytilos is actively involved in the integration, standardisation and harmonisation of activities among Member States and neighbouring countries. Member countries associated with this project are France, Italy, Greece, Spain ; third countries associated with Mytilos are Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.
The total Mytilos budget is €1,516,246.67, of which €800,000 are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
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