Table 6. Effects of individual farm characteristics on farm productivity.

Farm management Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4
Number of lines 10 12 14 16
Line distance (m) 10 9 8 7
Sock distance (m) 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3
Sock length (m) 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5
Mussel wet weight (kg/m of sock/y) 23.2 16.8 12.1 8.5
Average ind. mussel weight (g) 15.5 11.2 8.1 5.6
Total production (tn) 76.1 93.4 112.3 134.3