Sustainable Onshore Lobster Aquaculture
Sustainable Onshore Lobster Aquaculture
Professor Greg Smith

Prof Catriona Hurd

Chief Investigator


Dr Catriona Hurd leads the development of biologically sustainable water treatment systems for onshore aquaculture. She is a seaweed physiologist with 28 years’ experience in the environmental regulation of seaweed growth by nitrogen, water motion, temperature, pH and CO2. She has substantial experience in seaweed-animal nutritional interactions, with a focus on how ammonium excreted by invertebrates can stimulate seaweed productivity. Her current focus on how seaweeds regulate seawater pH, with a view to improving environmental conditions for calcifying invertebrates will be a critical research component in this project.


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