The Crab Farmer Project, A new way to farm oysters
Grzegorz Skawiński Inventor of the Crab Farmer
The Crab Farmer project and prototype was developed and tested by Grzegorz Skawiński
The legal status of the project. The device is protected by law in Ireland. Patent number 86653 Application number 2015/0278
Dated this 28th day April, 2016 The device is also filed with the patent offices of France and UK.
Set three times more oyster containers within the same area of the seabed. Our Device can hold sixteen containers,
while traditional trestles can only use five.
Over 90% of oysters are a similar size, they have a beautiful shape, and their shells are full of meat.
Traditional trestles would be lucky to obtain 30%
Increase your farm’s profits by three
Each container holds 140 oysters. a total of 2240 oysters per device. Assuming that 20 oysters will die in each container throughout the whole cycle, there will still be 120 oysters for sale in each container.
This means that the CF device will have 1920 oysters at the time of sale.
Use the new device to gain 35% of working time at sea.
Set up an Oyster farm in places that are rich in food and where previously unavailable, where the water is far too deep for current trestles.
Improved work conditions
People working in a heavily bent posture is a pretty common sight at an oyster
Our device ensures working in a standing posture. The containers with oysters are 80 cm above the
Broken bands and bags often wash up several kilometres from the oyster farm, some rubbish finds its way to the belly of wales.
This is not an issue for our system because containers are in closed compartments of the basket.