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Advances in Shellfish Hatchery Technology and Review of Operational & Maintenance Guidelines
This is a workshop hosted by the UF/IFAS Shellfish Aquaculture Extension office and presented by Dr. John Supan, director of the Louisiana Sea Grant Oyster Hatchery.
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Bottle Nurseries for Oysters:
Dr. John Supan discusses components and the operation of bottle nurseries for small oyster seed production.
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Build a Drum Oyster Nursery Silo:
Dr. John Supan, with the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, demonstrates how to build a drum silo to raise oyster seed.
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Operating an Oyster Nursery:
Louisiana Sea Grant’s Dr. John Supan demonstrates how to assemble a series of oyster seed silos into an oyster nursery system.
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The Virtual Oyster Research Lab:
The new Sea Grant oyster research lab on Grand Isle is under construction. Interested in taking a virtual look?
View Virtual Oyster Research Lab photos 

Oyster Hatchery Anniversary:
Louisiana Sea Grant marked 20 years of operating its oyster hatchery on Grand Isle in 2013. During those two decades, the facility was been destroyed by hurricanes twice, threatened by an oil spill, relocated once, and now awaits another relocation into a state-of-the-art building. Read more about the Oyster Hatchery’s 20th Anniversary.
 View Oyster Hatchery’s 20th Anniversary photos