IU-ECOAQUA obtains the first yellow mullet larvae, a species of interest in the Canary Islands

The Aquaculture Research Group (GIA) of the IU-ECOAQUA of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPG) has taken a giant step in the domestication of the yellow mullet (Liza aurata) by achieving the first natural and viable clutches of the species.

The researcher Lidia Esther Robaina, principal investigator of the ISLANDAP ADVANCED project, has pointed out that among the objectives of the research with the yellow mullet are to “strategically position” a differentiated production compared to the rest of the regions, as an alternative to quality consumption fish through controlled and sustainable cultivation. Also, the enhancement of a species with a high yield of meat for local consumption.

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