Hatchery reviving Britain’s near-extinct local oysters

Portsmouth, United Kingdom (AFP) April 24, 2021
Decimated by over-fishing and pollution, British oysters could make a comeback as a hatchery in the Channel port city of Portsmouth is helping to revive a native species. At Portsmouth University’s Institute of Marine Sciences, huge piles of empty oyster shells are stacked in the courtyard, ready for the young oyster larvae to move in. “In the wild environment, the oysters will be reprod

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