Seafood buffet

New Zealand seafood is prized by foodies around the world. We chat with scientists who are making waves in how seafood is farmed and harvested using innovations that emphasise enhanced quality and sustainability.

Breed like fish

Breed like fish

17 April 2020

Seafood breeding and plant breeding have a lot in common. Dr Maren Wellenreuther is harnessing plant breeding knowledge to increase the growth rate and tolerance of trevally and snapper while maintaining the health and genetic diversity of the species in an accelerated breeding programme.

 
Seafood chowdown

Seafood chowdown

5 June 2018

This week seafood is on the menu as we drop a line to fish scientist Dr Esme Robinson in Lincoln to find out if snapper have bubbly personalities, how you get a fish on a treadmill and the ancient art of flounder tickling.