New Zealand’s green-lipped mussel industry

https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/751-new-zealand-s-green-lipped-mussel-industry
Green-lipped mussels are New Zealand’s major aquaculture species. Explore how green-lipped ...

Life of a green-lipped mussel

https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/733-life-of-a-green-lipped-mussel
Green-lipped mussels are endemic to New Zealand. They make their home on rocks and solid ...

Farming green-lipped mussels - introduction

https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/513-farming-green-lipped-mussels-introduction
Green-lipped mussels (kūtai, Perna canaliculus) are endemic to New Zealand. Discover how these ...

Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge

https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/2512-sustainable-seas-national-science-challenge
The sea is our taonga. Our connections to it are strong. More than 75% of New Zealanders live ...

Fisheries in New Zealand – timeline

https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/1865-fisheries-in-new-zealand-timeline
Fishing is a very important industry in New Zealand, and we have one of the largest territorial ...

Extracting bioactives from mussels

https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/2040-extracting-bioactives-from-mussels
Maclab is a successful biotechnology company that extracts bioactives from New Zealand ...

Investigating the native sea cucumber for export

https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/1594-investigating-the-native-sea-cucumber-for-export
Iwi and marine biologists are curious to know whether the New Zealand native sea cucumber can ...

Similarities and differences: wild and farmed ...

https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/526-similarities-and-differences-wild-and-farmed-green-lipped-mussels
In this activity, students use a paper-based Venn diagram to illustrate the key similarities ...

Biotech and farming

https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/2004-biotech-and-farming
Farming is important to New Zealand’s economy and identity. We are leaders in developing and ...

Mating mussels

https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/2011-mating-mussels
In 2007, students from Queen Charlotte College in Picton found out what makes a 'good' mussel ...

Professor Chris Battershill

https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/1142-professor-chris-battershill
Position: Professor, Field: Marine ecology, Organisation: University of Waikato Professor Chris ...