Short Description (Company/ Institute):

The ATEVI is an NGO founded in 2007 engaged with aquaculture as a tool for environmental preservation. Has strong insertion in the North Shore Community of Sao Paulo and seat in important Councils as the CONSEMA, State Council of the state of Sao Paulo.

Fields of activity, fields of research and development:

  • Development of technologies for restocking of Dusky Grouper (Epinephelus marginatus).
  • Implementation of Aquaculture in traditional fishing communities.
  • Environmental education, educational campaigns for the preservation of the marine environment.

Main competences for international cooperation:

We can offer technology for grouper (Epinephelus marginatus) restocking and aquaculture.

Main fields of interest for international cooperation:

Grouper conservation,

Obtaining funding for grouper and related species conservation as well as small scale aquaculture projects in fishing communities.

References / examples of most relevant products and services:

Execution of the project entitled PROJETO GAROUPA sponsored by PETROBRAS Inc. for evaluation of Dusky Grouper (Epinephelus marginatus) habitat in reef environments, environmental education and monitoring of fingerlings for telemetry between 2012 and 2015 on the southeast coast of Brazil.

Scientific publishing Project related Grouper (Riedel, R., C.E. Kerber, G. Correal, M. Mata, e F. Castro-Cardoso. “Captive-reared Dusky Grouper (Mycteroperca marginata) as an alternative to repopulation of degraded reef habitats.” Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, 2017, 3 ed.: 1-5).

Reception of more than 5,000 children over 5 years within the project for drug abuse prevention of Military Police to environmental education.

Execution of the project named Garoupeta: controlled release and evaluation of restocking of Dusky Grouper (currently running). Sponsored by Boticario Foundation for Nature Conservation.