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WELCOME!


WE'RE RESEARCHING SHELLFISH RESTORATION IN NEW ZEALAND

Focusing on green-lipped mussels with help from our multiple partners, industries and community groups. Learn more about our students' projects here.

 

WHY MUSSELS MATTER

When mussel reefs are restored, the benefits that they provide are restored, helping to keep our oceans healthy and resilient.

1 BED

equals the productivity of a rainforest

10 X

small fish on restored reefs

FOOD SOURCE

for other animals

ECOSYSTEM ENGINEERS

that have a large impact on an area

SETTLEMENT SURFACE

and provide 3D habitat

SHELTER SOURCE

for other animals

STABILISE SEDIMENT

and alter water flow

CULTURALLY IMPORTANT

for multiple cultures