Around 150 years ago oyster reefs lined our coastline, improving water quality, clarity and fish life. Unfortunately, due to the reefs being harvested to extinction we now have a much less healthy ecosystem.
However, a collaborative venture between the University of Adelaide and SA Water is about to begin to restore the lost oyster reefs.
Professor Sean Connell, a marine biologist from the University of Adelaide spoke with Sarah Martin from Radio Adelaide’s The Sound of Science about the oyster reef project.
Listen to the interview in its entirety.
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