Mother-of-pearl proves a winner
13 December 2017 - Marama Shellcraft Fiji (MSF) is part of a joint effort to expand the local mother-of-pearl industry in order to help families achieve economic independence and reduce Fiji’s reliance on imported pearl products.
Researchers use consumer science for sustainable marine aquarium trade
18 September 2017 - USC Tropical Aquaculture Researchers (USC TAR) have been delving into consumer science for the marine aquarium trade.
Unravelling mysteries of the teardrop clam
16 February 2017 - In conjunction with the Papua New Guinea (PNG) National Fisheries Authority, USC Tropical Aquaculture researchers have investigated the population ecology of the giant clam species, Tridacna noae.
Pearler of a milestone!
30 November 2016 - Fiji's cultured pearl industry has reached a significant milestone with a new farm now in business.
Fijian shellcraft shines in Sydney
14 November 2016 - Jewellery items exclusively made by 'Marama Shellcraft' as part of the Ba Women's Forum Fiji were recently promoted at Shapiro Gallery in Sydney during the annual Maketi Ples.
Workshop plants seed for future success
11 November 2016 - National Fisheries Authority Technical Officers participated in a recent three-day oyster-seeding workshop run by USC Tropical Aquaculture Research staff
Cultured sea cucumber ranches a PNG first
7 November 2016 - For the first time in PNG's history, sea ranching trials of cultured sea cucumber have been launched at community fishing villages near Kavieng, New Ireland
Saving Nemo in PNG
1 November 2016 - Cultured Percula clownfish have been produced in PNG for the first time