07 July 2015

• Milford Shellfish Lab A Jobs-Producer

“This aquaculture lab first went into service more than 80 years ago. Now, it’s built into an operation that costs about $4-$5 million to operate annually. In its infancy, the lab’s researchers developed what’s known as the Milford Method, which artificially conditions shellfish to spawn.

“Part of the process is using a shock of warm water to induce them to spawn, release eggs and sperm into the water and then to grow the larvae that results from fertilization of those eggs to a small seed size on cultured phytoplankton….”

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