HKU marine scientists join hands with local oyster industry to set up first oyster hatchery in Hong Kong

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From the left: Mr CHUNG Shiu Cheong, General Manager of Oyster Hatchery (China), Mr Brian LEE (Director of Manufacturing) and Mrs Elizabeth MOK (Technical Service Director) of Lee Kum Kee Company Limited; Professor Vivian Wing-Wah YAM, HKU Dean of Science (Interim) and Philip Wong Wilson Wong Professor in Chemistry and Energy; Mr CHOW Wing-Kuen, Senior Fisheries Officer (Aquaculture Fisheries) of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department; Dr Thiyagarajan VENGATESEN of HKU School of Biological Sciences and The Swire Institute of Marine Science; Mr Fung CHAN of Hong Kong Oyster Company Limited. 

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At the kick-off meeting of The Hong Kong Oyster Hatchery and Innovation Research Unit, the hatchery and aquaculture experts, local oyster industry, government agency and other stakeholders gathered to discuss the sustainability of Oyster aquaculture in Hong Kong. 

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Newspaper reports of Hong Kong Oyster Hatchery Kick off meeting