Lending banks to troubled Greek seabass producer Avramar have called in financial specialists Deloitte to explore the prospects for a quick sale of the aquaculture firm, Capital.gr reported.

It follows pressure from Mubadala and Amerra Capital Management, the company's main shareholders, to find options for keeping the company's operations running.

Deloitte islooking at ways to keep the business operations, while managing loan debts of around €450 million ($480 million), the report said.