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Conference 2013  2-3 October




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Presentations now available to download!!


Session one Chair Janet H Brown


Opening and Keynote speech by Minister Mr Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Environment and                                                     Climate Change - (Download now online, 1st Nov)


Marco Huissen (Murre Techniek BV, Netherlands)

The first (since 2000) Dutch pioneer of (on-) growing mussels off bottom under the trade name EasyFarm.


Colin Moffatt  (Marine Scotland Science)  MPAs and the shellfish farmer.


Joyce Carr (Environment and Forestry Directorate Scottish Government)

Protection of Scottish Shellfish waters


Session Two Chair -  Stephen Cameron


John Vautier  (The Jersey Oyster Company)  Growing your business


Richard Slaski (Marine Scotland)   "Seeking EU funding – options and opportunities”


Dr Liz Ashton (Queen’s University Belfast)   IBIS Project – working with shellfish farmers.


Christopher Trotter - Shellfish cookery demonstration - Taste the sea here!!


Thursday 3rd October 2013


Chairman Tristan Hugh-Jones


Sylvain Huchette (France Haliotis)

"Abalone farming, finding a local market for a rare and expensive product". - NO DOWNLOAD


Ben Stubbs (CEFAS Weymouth)

The Prevalence and Distribution of algal Toxins in Scottish Waters 2008-2013


Jennifer Howie FSAS - Managing shellfish toxin risk


Cath McLeod - “Reducing business risk from harmful algal bloom events” NO DOWNLOAD


Carlos Campos (CEFAS Weymouth)

Fate of norovirus in shellfish waters:new evidence from field studies and implications for shellfish growers and regulators.


CEFAS paper on the fate of norovirus - (Extra paper related to above)


David Attwood (Loch Fyne Oysters)  - Integrated multi-trophic aquaculture

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Best shellfish winners 2013

David Andre Andy Ben Cameron Carlos Abalone Cath Carol with flowers Janet with flowers Jenny Judith Walter THJ Plankton 3 Minister

Best Native Oyster

Tristan Hugh-Jones

Loch Ryan Oysters

Best Rock Oyster

Andre Hughes

Loch Fyne Oysters

Best Mussel

Cameron Maclean

Inverlussa Shellfish