LEAFLET: ‘A Review of Some of the Shellfish Research Undertaken at the Fisheries Laboratory in 1972’ by P R Walne and P C Wood. Includes details of a study of the productivity of re-laid mussel seed at Tal-y-Foel in the Menai Straits; trials started at Conwy in 1971 to study the comparative effectiveness of some of the wide variety of lobster baits in use around Britain; reports of the monitoring of oyster culture at Conwy; the Pacific oyster spat in North Wales; list of scientific papers published by the Burnham and Conwy staff in 1972.

Scope and Content

Includes photographs and figures: experimental mussel plots at Tal-y-Foel and view of the tanks at the Benarth Road site in Conwy.

MAFF Shellfish Information Leaflet No. 30.