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NIWA's research is preparing a range of species for aquaculture.
NIWA is at the forefront of kingfish aquaculture research and is readying for commercial production to capitalise on this potentially lucrative market.
NIWA is working with major Chinook salmon producers to explore alternative farming technologies that circumvent the need for additional inshore marine farming space.
Using its broad base of capability, NIWA is creating a new aquaculture species for New Zealand - hāpuku - for sale in the world's fine dining sector.
Greenshell™ mussel (also known as green-lipped mussel) are indigenous to New Zealand and have a moderately complex life-cycle.
Pacific oysters were introduced in New Zealand and have a moderately complex life-cycle.
NIWA is working on macroalgae and microalgae with a wide range of stakeholders, government agencies, current clients and potential partners.