Molluscs 2018 Symposium in Wellington – December

The Malacological Society of Australasia is hosting the 2018 Molluscs Symposium at The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (aka ‘Te Papa’), in Wellington, New Zealand, from December 2-5, 2018. This will be the first time the MSA’s triennial conference will be held in New Zealand, and we warmly welcome all malacological scientists, students, […]

International shellfish restoration conference hosted in Australia

The 19th International Conference on Shellfish Restoration was held at the University of Adelaide 19-21 February 2018. This is the first time the conference has been held in the southern hemisphere and reflects the rapid increase in restoration research and practice in Australia.Over 70 delegates were present over the three day conference, including speakers from […]

Giant man-made reef ready to revive Australia’s native oyster

The final construction stage of the largest man-made oyster reef system outside the United States has been completed in South Australia. The 20-hectare (50 acre) reef in the waters of Gulf St Vincent in South Australia is the first of what is hoped to be five major reef projects in the state to revive wild […]