Species composition and genetic diversity of farmed mussels in British Columbia, Canada

The common blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) was introduced to British Columbia, Canada, in the 1980s as an aquaculture alternative to native mussel species. Since then, the mussel industry in Pacific Canada has expanded and includes operations utilizing traditional methods of broodstock selection based on visual qualitative and quantitative traits. The impacts of hatchery propagation on … Continue reading Species composition and genetic diversity of farmed mussels in British Columbia, Canada