How Oceanus tapped technology to transform its abalone business

Juvenile abalones are hatched in tanks equipped with smart sensors to monitor water quality before being grown to maturity. PHOTO: OCEANUS GROUP
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Singapore - A decade ago, abalone producer Oceanus Group faced major difficulties keeping track of its farm operations in China and could not accurately quantify key metrics such as losses due to abalone deaths.

A probe uncovered millions of abalone deaths due to poor nutrition management and mass culling of lower-quality abalones, leading to tens of millions of dollars in losses.

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