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The hatchery production of king scallop seed - FC0202

R&D Summary Objectives:- Investigate factors which control larval growth leading to reliable hatchery production and a better assessment of natural recruitment variability. Key customer purpose:- Precompetitive R&D to encourage the development of a valuable King Scallop cultivation industry. Provide details on recruitment variability leading to improved management of wild stocks.
1.To investigate the factors which control broodstock productivity and larval growth performance to: i: maximise reliability of hatchery production. ii: assess the viability of juveniles. iii: determine the factors which affect natural recruitment.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1991

To: 1996

Cost: £753,454
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Fish Farming              
Fields of Study
Fish Health and Aquaculture