- The port center
- Maritime activities
In South Brittany and particularly in the Pays de Lorient area, there are 24 companies including two on the Island of Groix.
It takes 3 to 4 years for oysters to grow. Different methods of production are used:
As is the case for wine, we speak of “vintages” of oysters according to the oyster farming or maturing site.
3 main farming methods are used:
Depending on the method used, the mussels reach maturity at between 12 and 18 months.
The cockle seedlings can be laid at sea or at low tide and they grow for 18 months to 2 years.
They must then be immersed in a pool to clean them and to remove sand.
Clams can only be sown at low tide and they grow for approximately 18 months.
Two techniques are used:
Ormer farming takes place at the Island of Groix, it is still under developed however.
companies in the Morbihan area
jobs including 67 in the Pays de Lorient area.