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Scotlands Best Shellfish 2012

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2012

Competition!

The ASSG’s annual conference includes a competition to find Scotland’s best shellfish:

 

Rock Oyster, Crassostrea gigas

Native Oyster, Ostrea edulis

Mussel, Mytlus edulis

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DAY 1 Wednesday 24th October

 

1020 Conference Opening Speech, Roddy McCuish, Leader of Argyll and Bute Council

 

1040 Keynote Speech:   ‘The Role of Aquaculture in the new CFP’ Courtney Hough - General Secretary of FEAP and EATIP

 

1130 Innovation in ormer farming - Tony Legg, Jersey Sea Farms (Ireland)

 

1200 Mussel and pearl farming around the world – a pictorial from Joe Jnr, Joe Franklin, Quality Equipment Group, New Zealand, (No download)

 

1430 Seafood in Schools – teaching the next generation to enjoy seafood!

Nicki Holmyard, Seafood in Schools Project

 

1500 Research Forum – a round-up of progress in current shellfish projects

Mussels Alive – Sara Barento, Swansea University

Bivalife – Ed Peeler, CEFAS, Weymouth

 Oysterecover – Sarah Culloty, Director, Aquaculture and Fisheries Development Centre, UCC

BEADS – Jean-Pierre Lacaze, Marine Scotland  

 

1630 Annual Shellfish Farm Survey Results - Andrew Mayes, Marine Scotland Science

 

DAY 2 Thursday 25th October

 

1015 Mussel spat abundance in Scottish waters – is it changing? - Keith Davidson, SAMS 

 

1045 The way forward for shellfish water quality – consultation update - Joyce Carr, Environmental Quality Division, Scottish Government

 

1115 Catchment Characterisation –The Future and a Different Approach - Andy Fitzgerald, Aquaprova             

 

1145 CO2 emissions and shellfish: long term developments and near term opportunities - Angus Garret, Seafish, (No download)

 

1215 The promotion of cultivated molluscs - Stephen Cameron, SSMG

 

1245   Oyster herpes virus - managing the risk - Loch Fyne Oysters, (No download)

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2012 Winners in Oban

presentations now online!

1 Stephen Cameron 1 Keith Davidson 1 Joyce Carr 1 Andy Fitzgerald 1 David Attwood 1 Angus Garrett

Tristan Hugh-Jones

Loch Ryan Oyster Fishery

Best Native Oysters

Iain MacKay

Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd.

Best Mussels

Andy Abrahams

Colonsay Oysters

Best Rock Oysters