Refinement of broodstock maintenance, spawning, larval and spat rearing technologies for sustained seed production of the green mussel (Perna viridis)

The Philippine green mussel hatchery developed by the UP Visayas researchers is patterned (with slight modification) to the shellfish hatchery in Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.

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Genetic characterization and selective breeding of the Philippine green mussel, (Perna viridis)

The hatchery program for mussel aims to offer year-round supply of quality seed, select for faster growing mussels through progressive grading, and facilitate selective breeding to optimize growth rates, yields, and improve quality of marketable mussels in the Philippines.

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