§ 66. Mr. Dodds-Parker
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what research work is being carried out, through public or private organisations under his sponsorship, into the availability and uses of algae at home and in the North Atlantic area.
§ Mr. Cledwyn Hughes
My Department's marine laboratory is investigating the cultivation of algae for use in feeding artificially reared fish and shellfish. It is also studying the availability of algae around our coasts and in the North Atlantic.