Piloting a commercial mussel hatchery

Project summary

Partners: SSMG, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, and the University of the Highlands and Islands

Anticipated benefits: a reliable source of mussel spat; higher yields; increased export opportunities; and new job opportunities for some of Scotland’s most remote mainland and island communities

Project life: 30 months

Value: £1.7m, of which industry is contributing 35%, SAIC 6% and other funding bodies 59%