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Aquatonics Ltd specialises in ecological surveys and environmental impact assessments (EIAs) of any discharges or developments that may affect lakes, streams, rivers, estuaries or coastal waters.

Aquatonics Ltd is the new name for Aquatic Environmental Consultants (AEC). AEC was launched in 1982 to provide industry, regulatory bodies and the legal profession with high-quality services in impact assessment, impact control, EIAs, ecological surveys and contaminant surveys. We have expertise in the following areas:

  • Biology
  • Biotope mapping
  • Chemistry
  • Conservation
  • Contamination
  • Coral reefs
  • Ecology
  • EIA and EcIA
  • Environment
  • Estuarine Ecology
  • Expert witness, pollution & fish kills
  • Fisheries and Fish Welfare
  • Forensic examinations, eg for police
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Licences for Marine Works
  • Literature Reviews
  • Loss adjustment, advice on quantum
  • Oceanography
  • Oil and gas developments and mitigation
  • Offshore Windfarms
  • Remote Sensing
  • Pollution
  • Resources
  • Sediments
  • Toxicology e.g. toxicity testing
  • Underwater Noise
  • Water and Wildlife
  • Water Framework Directive
  • Welfare of fish
  • Wildlife Licences, e.g. MMO
  • A wide range of organisations use Aquatonics:

  • Airports
  • Boat Construction
  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • Consulting Ecologists (for example those that do not have expertise in aquatic ecolofgy and impact assessment)
  • Consulting Engineers
  • Development Banks
  • Development Companies
  • Lawyers/Solicitors/Barristers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Loss Adjustors
  • Fish Farmers & Aquaculture
  • Fishermen
  • Harbour Masters
  • Hydroelectric Power
  • Local Government
  • The Media
  • Mining and Mineral Processing
  • National Governmental Organisations
  • Offshore Wind
  • Oil and Gas
  • Police
  • Quarrying
  • Shipping
  • Water Companies

    A full list of contracts awarded to AEC and Aquatonics Ltd is available here

    We have put some environmental photos of sampling techniques, pollution and aquatic species on a separate web page. These can be used free of charge for non-commercial uses. Click PHOTOS.

    Aquatonics responses to the request from Defra on discards policy can be found here: European Commission Policy on Discards from Fishing

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