Shellfish
Applicants for shellfish aquaculture permits in Norfolk, Seattle, New Orleans and Baltimore have seen reduced wait times.
With its number of useful tools, developers of a new app are hoping that oyster farmers would treat like an indispensable Swiss army knife.
Alaska’s farmed oyster industry has grown rapidly over the past 10 years. The state’s 29 permitted operators produced over 1.8 million units in 2017, up 36 percent from the previous year.
Carteret Community College (CCC) in Morehead City, North Carolina, is building a 2,500-square-foot mariculture demonstration facility that will serve the state’s growing shellfish mariculture industry.
Could this course be the start of a new industry in Mississippi?
Dallas, Texas-based aquaculture company NaturalShrimp’s order for two additional EC shrimp water treatment systems have arrived at its Lacoste, Texas facility, near San Antonio, the company announced on Thursday.
Falling production of oysters in Europe opens up opportunities for oyster growers in the United States.
Having consistent and reliable source of seed is one the biggest issues across the farmed shellfish sector and Nova Scotia’s farmed shellfish industry is certainly no exception.
Projects in Florida’s Franklin and Wakulla counties are vying for over $49 million in recovery funding from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. An application by the Panacea Oyster Co-op is looking to create a multi-purpose sustainable hatchery/nursery processing facility to benefit the industry in the Apalachee Bay, and to expand educational efforts.
A CBC investigation has found that Canadian grocery stores are selling imported shrimp containing antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
A glance at the US consumption data of shrimp indicates there are ample opportunities for investment in this sector. The US imported 1.5 billion lbs of shrimp in 2017, or over 90 percent of total domestic consumption.
The island community of Georgetown, Maine has been struggling since the fisheries they’ve depended on for a living have all but dried up. Pat Burns, a Georgetown resident of over 30 years knew something had to be done.
2018 was a busy year for the US farmed shellfish industry, filled with challenges, opportunities, and innovative ideas and techniques. American shellfish farmers have fought against regulatory hurdles and changing weather patterns while earning victories that will aid the industry in the future.
Saint John, New Brunswick-based aquaculture company Cooke Inc., has acquired Honduras-based shrimp farm business Seajoy Seafood Corporation in a private transaction between the two family-owned businesses.
If you’ve been to Eastern seaboard, you may have heard of Captain Clam. His name is Edward Stilwagen and hard clams have been part of his life since he was very young, in the 1940s, when they were worth only 2 cents apiece.
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