Marine and freshwater aquatic environmental consultancy and survey solutions

Environmental consultancy and survey services

Carcinus provides expert aquatic environmental consultancy and survey advice and support to its clients throughout the life of a project. Drawing on our extensive experience of the physical, biological and human aspects of aquatic environments, Carcinus offers products and services to a wide range industries and organisations. By employing staff and engaging with industry partners with in-depth knowledge of diverse market sectors and environments, Carcinus delivers expert advice and aquatic environmental services that include:

Environmental Consultancy

Environmental Assessments
Stakeholder Engagement
Site Selection
Project Feasibility
Survey Design and Specification

Water and Sediment Quality

Water Quality
Sediment Chemistry
Bathing Waters
Shellfish Hygiene
Catchment Based Approach

Aerial Surveys

2D Photogrammetry
Point Clouds, Mesh and 3D Models
Digital Surface and Terrain Models
Multispectral Analysis
Habitat Mapping

Marine Ecology Surveys

Subtidal Fisheries
Intertidal Fisheries
Benthic Ecology
Habitat Surveys
Fisheries Engineering
Offshore Personnel

Freshwater Ecology Surveys

Fish Ecology
Phase I Surveys
Catchment Surveys
Protected Species

Efficient and high quality delivery

Through active cooperation between internal specialists and partners, Carcinus delivers efficient and integrated services, maximising cost savings to our clients. Our integrated approach brings together the right experienced staff and resources to deliver solutions to exceed client expectations.

Close working with key industry stakeholders, regulators and other interested parties is recognised as key to realising positive project outcomes. Carcinus maintains strong relationships across all our areas of operation and actively seeks engagement with stakeholders throughout the life of a project.


Carcinus aims to exceed client expectations and strives for excellence in the delivery of its services. This is achieved through a process of continual improvement and refinement of our services and internal processes. New technologies, knowledge and ideas are appraised and implemented to the benefit of our clients, enabling us to stay at the forefront of our industry and offer the best possible service.

Chalk stream River Itchen - freshwater habitat

More Information

If you would like to learn more, please view and download our Capability Statements or contact us.

Our Capability Statements

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