Saving Hong Kong Oyster

By Eric Lee
May 31st 2023

Hatchery Technology for Sustainable Oyster Aquaculture

Marine scientists from The Swire Institute of Marine Science and The School of Biological Sciences at HKU were recently interviewed for TVB News and Pearl Magazine about their groundbreaking work at the Hong Kong Oyster Hatchery & Innovation Research Unit. They are using cutting-edge breeding technology to raise high-quality oyster seeds in their high-tech hatchery with the help of high-density recirculation system. . This hatchery project was funded by Sustainable Fisheries Development Fund from AFCD, HKSAR. The associated breeding technology work was funded by local industry, the Lee Kum Kee Co., Ltd. Check out this video to learn more about their exciting project and how they are working to save the oyster industry in Hong Kong! 

View the video: (In Cantonese)

Learn more about HKO-HIRU: