Bluff oyster hatcheries declared clear of bonamie ostrae parasite


There’s good news
for oyster farmers in Bluff with hatcheries virtually clear
of the parasite that’s threatened them
in recent weeks. The Ministry of Primary Industries’
latest testing’s revealed bonamia ostrae can no longer
be detected. 11 samples were taken
in various locations all of which came back clear. The Ministry will now test every
month, instead of six monthly.

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