Provide a powdered formulation of probiotic strain OY15 for oysters and perform hatchery-scale trials to test OY15’s effectiveness for improving survival of Pacific oyster larvae. Subsquently, shellfish industry partners Pacific Hybreed, Inc. and Cartron Point Shellfish will perform hatchery-scale trials to investigate the powdered probiotic’s effects on the survival of Pacific oyster larvae during the 2021 oyster spawning season.
OY15 Probiotic Research
Pacific Hybreed, Inc.
NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center