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Aquaculture is a fast growing industry and one which is going to see a lot more attention paid to it as society is forced to respond to the challenges of food sustainability. As demand for fish and shellfish products increases there's a growing recognition that we will need to breed and harvest these animals in captivity. The total production of Atlantic salmon in Scotland alone in 2021 was just over 205,000 tonnes, an increase of 7% on the previous year. 

Broderick House is studying for a PhD in Zoology at Cambridge. He's researching how bivalves such as mussels, clams and oysters can be harvested in more intensive, but sustainable, ways. He's also a Harding Distinguished Postgraduate Scholar and was recently named by the communications agency, Cofinitive, as one of East Anglia's #21toWatch.

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