Fish Farming Grant – 21/5/03

Date: 1/6/2003

The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) has received a $1.5 million-a-year grant for six years to study how to farm new species of fish.

Niwa plans to spend the cash from the Foundation of Research, Science and Technology to study how to farm kingfish, groper, kina, lobster and eels.

This research will be done in collaboration with leading industry partners and developed into viable and profitable commercial culture” said Niwa principal scientist, Andrew Jeffs.

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