Sep 2 2021

Back to work

2021-09-02T12:36:24+01:00September 2, 2021|Blog Post|

Sorry for the radio silence, the RaNTrans team have been off on annual leave in August, so it has been nice to take a break from work for a few weeks and be ready to get stuck back in again! No rest for the wicked though as we've got a very busy couple of

Jul 23 2021

Technology vs. Saltwater

2021-07-23T11:36:44+01:00July 23, 2021|Blog Post|

Hello again! Today has been the first day I have been in the office this week so it's why I'm only writing the blog today - an added bonus of my job is that I get to spend a lot of time in the field or lab so every week is different, which is

Jul 14 2021

A busy week in July!

2021-07-14T12:24:13+01:00July 14, 2021|Blog Post|

This week has been a busy week already and we are only on Wednesday! Eric has been processing the oysters which have been collected from the cages and ortacs in Hamble and Langstone harbour, as well as the oysters in the "spa" at IMS and the wild collected Pacific oysters. These are being processed

Jun 25 2021

June 2021 project update

2021-07-10T10:56:42+01:00June 25, 2021|Project Update|

Oyster update The team in Portsmouth and Bournemouth have been busy since you last heard from us: 4736 oysters individually labelled, weighed and measured and deployed into seven treatments across two counties! It's been a pretty intense couple of months getting everything into place that was planned, and we couldn't have done it without

Mar 25 2021

March 2021 project update

2021-07-09T23:30:52+01:00March 25, 2021|Project Update|

Oyster farming Ortac units (boxes that swing in the intertidal zone) are being prepared for deployment to kick-start this spring session of growth and monitoring. The units consisting of native European oysters will be appropriately stocked and monitored over an 18-month period. Expectations are to measure the collective results against the project targets for

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