Oyster Film

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The Alpha Vision Films documentary film “Oyster Preservation on the Great Wicomico” is available for viewing. The documentary is a sojourn to “river country” in Virginia’s Northern Neck to meet waterman and marine research specialist Malcolm Luebkert, who demonstrates his work to preserve oysters on the Great Wicomico River using ”spat on shell” harvesting, a […]

December World News

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Sea Oyster Reef Restoration Texas (US): The largest deep sea oyster reef restoration in the Gulf of Mexico has begun with the deposit of 93,000 tons of Missouri limestone into 54 acreas of the once 500-acre oyster reef in a $5.4 million project.85% of oyster reefs have disappeared globally and the US has been restoring […]

Industry Conferences Update

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Get your diaries out as there are a great number of new conferences coming up for our industry. Find out more below: Asia Pacific Aquaculture 2013, includes 5th International Oyster Symposium – Dec 10-13, 2013 Event being organised by the Asia Pacific Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society on Dec 10-13, 2013 in HCMC, Vietnam […]

June 2013 World News

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June, US: The reason behind Pacific Northwest’s high oyster larval mortalities has been made known in a study on the effects of ocean acidification.  The increasing water borne CO2 slows down the rate of shell construction in a fertilised egg. Shell formation must happen before the oyster’s feeding mechanism can form. In short, if oyster […]

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In addition to our eNews, which provides a summary of the oyster industry news we have covered via the blog, we are also on Facebook. Each time we post a new blog post we share it one Facebook at the same time meaning you can stay up to date straight away. We are also keen […]