SmartUnits for on-growing mussels

 

Our nursery, husbandry & harvesting solutions

Mussels/rope-grown bivalves:
  • Collector-cleaning ahead of new spat settlement
  • Natural settlement or
  • Seeding spat from hatchery
  • Control density
  • Reduce predators & fouling: Starfish, tunicates, barnacles, annelid worm, other fauna and flora
  • Gentle harvesting with minimum stress & breakage
The SmartUnit for rope-grown bivalves production

The SmartUnit is a complete assembled unit consisting of:
  • PE-pipe for buoyancy
  • Head-rope with thimbles for easy mooring
  • Bottom-weights
  • Collector – Mesh-size and rope thickness according to specific needs
     

     

     

     

The collector choice

 

All collectors are custom made according to specific needs and customers specifications. Mesh-size and rope thickness, based on species, planned size at harvesting and site conditions.

Collectors for:

  • Spat-collection & nursery of seed (mussels, oysters)
  • On-growing mussels
  • Seaweed production

For on-growing the meshes are normally from 200 mm and upwards to 300 mm. Rope-thickness normally from 14 mm and upwards.

 

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