Students Staff

21 May 2015

Diving deeper into oyster research at Essex

Our marine biologists are working with the Essex Wildlife Trust and the Blackwater oystermen to help protect and preserve the world-famous native Mersea oyster.

The native oyster population has reduced by 99% around the UK and Europe and is Britain’s most rare and vulnerable species and habitat.

Watch the video to find out how this partnership is helping to protect this most vulnerable species and how they plan to make the fishery sustainable.

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