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Established in 1984, Grainocean is a commercial hatchery and nursery with the greatest production capacity for molluscs in Europe. Production has focussed on cupped oyster (Crassostrea gigas) spat since 1994, following on from European and Manilla clams and the European flat oyster. Grainocean has previously been involved with a number of research projects at an international level, and holds a high position at an industrial level. The company possesses great expertise in oyster reprouduction, selection, polyploidisation and the transfer of juveniles to grow-out farming.

Grainocean will participate in WP2 and WP2 of the project.


Key Persons  
  Eric Marissal
  Lila Pincot