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New hatchery for greenshell mussels

SPATnz (Shellfish Production and Technology New Zealand Limited) is giving Mother Nature a huge helping hand by opening a new hatchery that will allow selective breeding of greenshell mussels.

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New genetics research will help Canadian hatcheries ensure long-term success for lake stocking programs more

Apr 28, 2017 11:14 AM Restocking

Wear and tear on boot soles and a helicopter – that’s what it took to get 1,033 hatchery-raised Gila trout safely placed in the remote headwaters of Mineral Creek, well inside the Gila National Forest of southwestern New Mexico. more

Apr 28, 2017 10:46 AM Restocking

Besides marsupials and the egg-laying, duck-billed platypus Australia boasts many unique aquatic species. Two of them, the trout cod and Macquarie perch, have been rated as endangered. Conservationists and anglers are working to save both. more

Apr 28, 2017 10:37 AM Restocking

When ocean acidification clobbered seed production at shellfish hatcheries on the west coast of North America a Washington-based oyster producer discovered a solution in the Hawaiian Islands. more

Mar 29, 2017 9:39 AM Restocking

With many species of freshwater mussels in Ontario, Canada listed as Species at Risk, the Fish Culture Section of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is developing the special skills and knowledge to support species recovery effort more

Mar 22, 2017 2:18 PM Restocking

Improving smolt survival

Omega Pacific Hatchery

Private Hatchery Operator Carol Schmitt is given the opportunity to demonstrate tried and true methods of ensuring smolt survival.

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