Story: Aquaculture

Green-lipped mussels for sale

Green-lipped mussels for sale

When New Zealand’s farmed mussels are ready for sale, at 12–18 months, they are freighted to over 60 countries. Live mussels are available year-round in New Zealand supermarkets and fish shops.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Aquaculture - Green-lipped mussels', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4752/green-lipped-mussels-for-sale (accessed 27 September 2020)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006