The Changing Face of Oyster Culture in New South Wales , Australia

  title={The Changing Face of Oyster Culture in New South Wales , Australia},
  author={Wayne A. O'connor and Michael C. Dove},
Oyster farming is one of the oldest aquaculture industries in Australia and, in New SouthWales (NSW), its history dates back some 130 y. Like other industries, it has evolved over time, but during the past 5 y, a number of significant changes have occurred. Although Sydney rock oysters (Saccostrea glomerata [SRO]) remain the most important commercial species, the culture of Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas), particularly triploids, has increased significantly. Interest in cultivating other… CONTINUE READING
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