Greenshell mussels worth $200 million to NZ economy

(04/19/17)

Scientists have used some surprising and ingenious methods to get Greenshell mussels to breed in captivity and their efforts could soon be worth NZ$200 million a year to the New Zealand economy.

Warm baths and vibrating devices are just two of the clever tricks New Zealand scientists have employed to get the mussels to breed on cue.

Rodney Roberts, scientist and SPATNZ boss, said: “Normally these mussels breed in the wild and we wait for.......................


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