SmartUnits - On-Growing Mussels Harvesting Unit
Our nursery, husbandry & harvesting solutions. Mussels/rope-grown bivalves: Collector-cleaning ahead of new spat settlement. Natural settlement or Seeding spat from hatchery. Control density. Reduce predators & fouling: Starfish, tunicates, barnacles, annelid worm, other fauna and flora. Gentle harvesting with minimum stress & breakage.
The SmartUnit for rope-grown bivalves production
The SmartUnit is a complete assembled unit consisting of:
- PE-pipe for buoyancy
- Head-rope with thimbles for easy mooring
- Collector – Mesh-size and rope thickness according to specific needs
All collectors are custom made according to specific needs and customers specifications. Mesh-size and rope thickness, based on species, planned size at harvesting and site conditions.
- Spat-collection & nursery of seed (mussels, oysters)
- On-growing mussels
- Seaweed production
For on-growing the meshes are normally from 200 mm and upwards to 300 mm. Rope-thickness normally from 14 mm and upwards.