Did you know that we have an on-site oyster hatchery at Moss Landing Marine Labs? In partnership with the Elkhorn Slough Natural Estuarine Research Reserve (ESNERR), researchers from the SJSU/MLML Aquaculture Center have been growing Olympia oysters since 2018 as part of an effort to restore the species in Elkhorn Slough.
Learn more about this important work in a new story just published in the Alta Journal.
Photo shows SJSU/MLML graduate student Jacob Harris examining three-month-old oysters growing on clamshells collected from Elkhorn Slough. Photo credit: Alta Journal