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[VIDEO] New technologies to Improve Sydney Rock Oyster breeding and production

On the 09/04/18, Oysters Australia held an R&D day to bring together all researchers involved in the Future Oysters CRC-P funded oyster research projects. Project 803 aims to provide information on developing novel techniques for Sydney Rock Oyster (SRO) hatchery breeding. These techniques have great potential to increase the reliability of hatchery runs for SRO breeding and commercial multiplication. SRO triploid oysters have a number of benefits for industry and the triploid component in this project was undertaken due to industry expressing interest in accessing triploids.

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The author acknowledges that the CRC Program supports industry-led collaboration between industry, researchers and the community. The Future Oysters CRC-P, which focuses on the production of ‘Better’, ‘Healthy’ and ‘More’ oysters, is led by Australian Seafood Industry Pty Ltd in partnership with Oyster Australia Ltd, Select Oyster Company Pty Ltd, Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, Department of Primary Industries and Regions (South Australian Research & Development Institute), University of Tasmania, The Flinders University of South Australia, The University of Newcastle, The University of Adelaide, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, University of Technology Sydney, University of Sunshine Coast, Macquarie University, Department of Skills and Regional Development (NSW), and The Yield Technology Solutions Pty Ltd.

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