"If the sea is blue... is also thanks to the yellow fleet"


Castalia has always dedicated particular attention to the safeguarding of the marine flora and fauna, carrying out mapping and transplantation of posidonia oceanica, rescue of marine mammals and turtles, citing of cetaceans.

October 2014 – Polignano a Mare (Bari) – beached sperm whale – municipality of Polignano a Mare

Response by the vessel M/V LAMU for operations to recover the sperm whale and return it to its environment. >>

1999 – 2008 sighting and rescue of cetaceans and turtles

Some examples of sighting and rescue of turtles carried out in various Italian marine areas on behalf of the Environment Ministry. >>

1993 – experimental transplantation of Posidonia oceanica IN Golfo Paradiso

The following images document the activities involved in experimental transplantation of Posidonia oceanica carried out in Golfo Paradiso in 1993 with Prof Meinez, and mapping of the area of sea between S. Severa and S. Marinella with CONISMA. >>