Mussel seed recruitment boosted with immunofluorescence

(12/07/17)

By means of laboratory techniques, it is now possible to know the abundance of Chilean mussel (Mytilus chilensis)  larvae in the natural environment, an advance that will facilitate productive decision-making, such as the installation of collectors.

Chile is the second global mussel producer, after China, and the first exporter of this resource, in an industry made up of seed collectors (juveniles), feeders and processors.

The productive capacity of this sector is subject to obtaining seeds from the..................................


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