The World Oyster Society

Brazil (State of Santa Catarina – South Region)

Photos: Dr. Felipe Matarazzo Suplicy, CEDAP, Epagri.

These images are from Florianopolis, main oyster producing region in Brazil, in the State of Santa Catarina. The images show some farming structures (rack and longlines) and nursery systems (floating bags or trays). The species is C. gigas. Oyster seeds are produced at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) hatchery. The images also show a raft where one farmer do all the oyster farm management. 

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