Publications of POC and partners

Reports and scientific papers


  • Bos, O. G., & Tamis, J. E. (2020). Evaluation of OSPAR recommendations for endangered and/or declining species and habitats in the Netherlands. (Wageningen Marine Research report; No. C006/20EN). Den Helder: Wageningen Marine Research.
  • Didderen, K., Lengkeek, W., Bergsma, J. H., Van Dongen, U., Driessen, F. M. F., & Kamermans, P. (2020). WWF & ARK Borkum Reef Ground oyster pilot Active restoration of native oysters in the North Sea – monitoring September 2019 (Report No 19-227). Bureau Waardenburg (
  • Kamermans, P, Blanco, A & van Dalen, P 2020, Sources of European flat oysters (Ostrea edulis L.) for restoration projects in the Dutch North Sea. Wageningen Marine Research report, no. C085/20, Wageningen Marine Research, Yerseke.
  • Maathuis, M. A. M., Coolen, J. W. P., Van Der Have, T., & Kamermans, P. (2020). Factors determining the timing of swarming of European flat oyster (Ostrea edulis L.) larvae in the Dutch Delta area: Implications for flat oyster restoration. Journal of Sea Research156, [101828].
  • Pogoda, B., Boudry, P., Bromley, C., Cameron, T. C., Colsoul, B., Donnan, D., Hancock, B., Hugh-Jones, T., Preston, J., Sanderson, W. G., Sas, H., Brown, J., Bonacic, K., von Nordheim, H., & zu Ermgassen, P. S. E. (2020). NORA moving forward: Developing an oyster restoration network in Europe to support the Berlin Oyster Recommendation. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 30(11), 2031–2037.
  • Sas, H., Deden, B., Kamermans, P., zu Ermgassen, P. S. E., Pogoda, B., Preston, J., Helmer, L., Holbrook, Z., Arzul, I., van der Have, T., Villalba, A., Colsoul, B., Lown, A., Merk, V., Zwerschke, N., & Reuchlin, E. (2020). Bonamia infection in native oysters (Ostrea edulis) in relation to European restoration projects. Aquatic conservation: marine and freshwater ecosystems, 30(11), 2150-2162.
  • Van den Brink, A. M., Maathuis, M. A. M., & Kamermans, P. (2020). Optimization of off-bottom spat collectors for restoration and production of the European flat oyster (Ostrea edulis) in Dutch coastal waters. Aquatic conservation: marine and freshwater ecosystems, 30(11), 2087-2100.
  • Witbaard, R., Bos, O.G., Kamermans, P. (2020) “Age” determination of European flat oysters from the Voordelta reef., NIOZ, V2
  • zu Ermgassen, P. S. E., Bonačić, K., Boudry, P., Bromley, C. A., Cameron, T. C., Colsoul, B., Coolen, J. W. P., Frankić, A., Hancock, B., van der Have, T. M., Holbrook, Z., Kamermans, P., Laugen, A. T., Nevejan, N., Pogoda, B., Pouvreau, S., Preston, J., Ranger, C. J., Sanderson, W. G., … Sutherland, W. J. (2020). Forty questions of importance to the policy and practice of native oyster reef restoration in Europe. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 30(11), 2038–2049.







Oyster restoration 


The flat oyster is back in the North Sea