What Happens When You Expose an Oyster to Crab Pee?

To build stronger oyster reefs, scientists are scaring them with one of their fiercest predators: blue crabs.

Jenny Rogers

Can We Save the Olympia Oyster by Eating It?

Conservation aquaculture offers hope for oyster populations.

Natalie van Hoose

Oyster Hatcheries Help the Industry Adapt to Climate Change

How can the shellfish industry adapt to the challenges posed by climate change?

Hannah Packman

Can Kelp Help Mussel Farms Thrive?

Scientists in New Zealand and the United States are using everything from GoPros to kitchen sponges to study the ecological benefits of kelp farms.

Justine E. Hausheer

How Hitchhiking Oysters Build New Reefs

In Australia, juvenile oysters hitch rides on mud whelks, subjecting them to a slow-motion death by starvation. Killer oysters. Sort of.

Justine E. Hausheer

Aquaculture Could Be Conservation’s Secret Weapon

Aquaculture has vast potential as a tool for conservation, providing food for people while benefiting the environment.

Justine E. Hausheer

Reef Cam: An Underwater View of an Australian Rocky Reef

Check out a live underwater view of a rocky reef in Melbourne, Australia, and then watch the gannet cam above the surface!

Justine E. Hausheer