This study assessed growth and survival of juvenile blacklip pearl oysters (Pinctada margaritifera) in a number of intermediate culture systems: lantern nets, panel nets, perforated plastic trays, and attached to ropes enclosed by mesh.
Growout of blacklip pearl oysters, Pinctada margaritifera collected as wild spat in the Solomon Islands
Friedman, K.J., Southgate, P.C. (1999)
Journal of Shellfish Research 18(1):159-167 [open access]