Story: Aquaculture

Aquaculturalist Bob Hickman

Aquaculturalist Bob Hickman

Scientist Bob Hickman, pictured here with a young rock lobster (crayfish), is one of the pioneers of New Zealand aquaculture. Based at the Māhanga Bay research facility, he has investigated many aspects of the biological farming requirements of shellfish and crustaceans in New Zealand.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1996/0190/6
Photograph by Ray Pigney

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Aquaculture - Protecting the environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 December 2023)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006