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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part A

Ecological Consequences of Oysters Culture: A Review


Author(s): Ogunola Oluniyi Solomon, Onada Olawale Ahmed

Abstract: The oyster culture is a profitable and operationally diverse aquaculture industry that has prevailed worldwide. Different culture techniques have been employed from farm to farm, with growers using either, the rack and rail method, longlines, or a combination of two or more methods to grow oysters. They are grown in either intertidal or subtidal marine zones, with post-harvest activities taking place predominantly at land-based facilities. There are number of environmental issues that are relevant to the growing of oysters in the coastal waters. These are typically associated with the operation of the farm or the land-based service facility. If the farm is designed or managed inappropriately, there is a potential for ecological harm. Therefore, this paper reviewed some of the ecological damage associated with oyster culture and proffered possible solutions to the problems.

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How to cite this article:
Ogunola Oluniyi Solomon, Onada Olawale Ahmed. Ecological Consequences of Oysters Culture: A Review. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2016;4(3):01-06.
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