Topic outline

  • Scallop Farming in Lake Saroma

    • Lake Saroma is a major center for scallop farming in Hokkaido
    • Approximately 7,000 tons of scallops cultivated in Lake Saroma are shipped annually.
    • Furthermore, Lake Saroma is an important site for the cultivation of young scallops for the ground maki propagation in the Sea of Okhotsk, supporting the annual production of approximately 70,000 tons of scallops in the Sea of Okhotsk.
    • Here is a video showing the work involved in scallop cultivation at Lake Saroma.
  • Scallops’ planktonic larvae

  • Scallop larvae floating in the sea

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