The Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery at Netarts Bay in Tillamook Oregon produces a third of all oyster larvae on the West Coast of the US, according to Alan Barton, Production Manager. It is the state’s only shellfish hatchery. Owner-operator, Sue Cudd confirmed for HI that 2016 was the hatchery’s best year yet for production of oyster spat. After such a banner year, it could be hard to forget that the operation nearly shut down a decade ago.
Most of Ontario’s native freshwater mussel species have a unique life history that includes a parasitic larval stage known as glochidia. To complete their life cycle these glochidia need to attach themselves to the gills of host fish where they embed and eventually metamorphose into fully formed juvenile mussels.
Troutlodge’s European Rainbow trout egg production sites lie within the British Isles on the independently governed Isle of Man. The island’s status is that of a self-governing Crown dependency, but via the UK’s current membership in the EU it is considered part of the customs territory of the European Union, facilitating trade and stock movements.
New Zealand King Salmon, the producers of the Ora King breed, have chosen Scotland Xelect Ltd as its provider of genetic breeding program management for the next four years. Based in St Andrews, Xelect is a provider of genetic services to the aquaculture industry and is known for its expertise and research into flesh quality. The company employs a team of fish biologists and geneticists with extensive experience in salmon farming. It is able to support the operation in New Zealand.
The Gladstone Water Board Fish Hatchery in Queensland is one of the largest non-commercial breeders of barramundi fingerlings in Queensland, but also breeds mangrove jack and mullet. Most of the fish are released into Lake Awoonga, Gladstone’s principal water storage
Flood-damaged West Virginia hatchery expects full recovery in 2019West Virginia’s White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery expects to…
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