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Cawthron Institute scientist Dr Shaun Ogilvie at the 2015 Seafood New Zealand Conference.
27 October 2015

Video: Revolutionising New Zealand's scampi fishery

A Māori fishing company, scientists and engineers have joined forces to develop more sustainable and commercially-attractive harvesting methods for New Zealand scampi.

They also plan to establish land-based aquaculture systems for scampi production. It is the world’s first captive breeding programme for the species.

Cawthron’s Dr Shaun Ogilvie shared highlights from the first two years' of the Government-funded research programme at this year's Seafood New Zealand Conference in Wellington.

In this video, Cawthron's Dr Shaun Ogilvie outlines his team's vision to improve New Zealand's scampi fishery.

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