On the 19th of March 2019, we held an urchin aquaculture workshop at the University of Melbourne with participants from industry, government and the university sector to have a discussion about the future of sea urchin aquaculture in Australia (to see the schedule, click here). We also had two distinguished guest speakers from Japan: Yoshi Oyama and Prof. Hiroki Yagi.
Each of the PowerPoint presentations given at the workshop can be found below.
Overview of the Japanese market: Yoshi Oyama, Japan International Food & Aquaculture Society.
Development of Tripnuestes aquaculture: Adrian Smith, Mugenuni
Tasmanian urchin industry: Dr Imogen Fullagar, Weathering Change
Development of Heliocidaris aquaculture: Dr Scott Grierson, Aquatrophic
Current Research and Development aquaculture projects around Australia
Tripneustes aquaculture in NSW: Dr Ben Mos, Southern Cross University
Heliocidaris in Victoria: Dr Fletcher Warren-Myers, University of Melbourne
Heliocidaris in Tasmania: Dr John Keane, University of Tasmania
Seaweed culture for urchin diets in Japan: Prof. Hiroki Yagi, Otaru University of Commerce, Hokkaido
Urchin diet: Dr David Francis, Deakin University