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Young Guardians Volume 1 Spring 2021

SPRING brings warmer water, which encourages active growth. We see our baby oysters spawn…

Our farm team is getting very excited about the Spring spawning event. We have around 100 special Akoya oysters that we hope will release millions of eggs and sperm cells into the water for fertilisation to take place in September. This type of reproduction is called ‘broadcast spawning’ and it often happens during a full moon around spring or early summer. Our spawning will happen in a hatchery so that we can catch the microscopic larvae in a tank and feed them algae until they grow big enough to come to our farm leases.

Baby oysters are called spat. 

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