Shellfish production

Helping the Scottish shellfish industry establish a greater market-share and secure profitability through reliable production methods.

  • Bags of mussels on boat

    Researching the technologies and processes required for a commercial mussel hatchery

    Increased productivity; higher yields; greater market share for the Scottish mussel sector

  • Mussels on ice

    Developing genetic tools for mussel hatchery broodstock

    Sufficient supply of mussel broodstock to support a commercial hatchery and an insight into the genetic diversity of the Scottish mussel population, aiding the establishment of a reliable source of quality mussels for market

  • Mussel farm

    Piloting a commercial mussel hatchery

    A reliable source of mussel spat; higher yields; increased export opportunities; and new job opportunities for some of Scotland’s most remote mainland and island communities.

Lismore North landscape and fish farm
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Aquaculture UK

Men working at nets at Laga Bay
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A Meeting of Minds

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Scotland's Countdown to COP26

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SAIC Scholars: Jules Wehry's collaboration with ZWS