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Oyster Farming

Volume 281: debated on Tuesday 16 July 1996

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food during which periods since 1966 extended water re-use systems have been accepted practice for the farming of oysters. [37466]

The farming of oysters does not involve the re-use of seawater. The re-use of seawater for shellfish purification for periods extending up to one month has been accepted practice in some UK plants for a number years.