New pearl hatchery

Fisheries minister Semi Koroilavesau pours in a bucket of oyster larvae at the new Justin Hunter Pearls hatchery. Picture: LUKE RAWALAI

THE pearl industry has the potential to achieve the goals of Fiji’s COP23 ‘Ocean Pathways’. Officiating at the opening of the J. Hunter Pearls (Fiji) Ltd’s hatchery in Savusavu yesterday, Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau said pearls offered a complementary and sustainable production process as it protected reef fish and helped filter the marine environment. […]

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