This project investigated different types of anti-predator netting to protect oyster seed from crab predation.
Students work on the beach in order to protect oysters from crab predation
A Denman Island oyster grower was challenged with most of their oysters dying from crab predation. This project set out to determine the most effective method of reducing predation for this farm site. North Island College tested different types of anti-predator netting and monitored the results of crab presence and oyster survival.