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1. (WO2014210100) APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR STREAM AND OYSTER REEF RESTORATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/210100    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/044003
Publication Date: Thu Jan 01 00:59:59 CET 2015 International Filing Date: Thu Jun 26 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: A01K 61/00
A01K 67/00
Applicants: BARBER, James, Patrick
Inventors: BARBER, James, Patrick
Title: APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR STREAM AND OYSTER REEF RESTORATION
Abstract:
An apparatus and method for promoting macrobenthic growth in a waterway is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a biodegradable net bag with a biodegradable panel insert that is adapted to receive a biomass suitable for attracting and promoting mactobenthic growth. The method comprises providing a suitable net bag, filling it with an appropriate biomass, deploying it in a healthy waterway until macrobenthic growth has become established, and transporting and redeploying it in a second waterway requiring remediation.