Rhode Island Education and Certification Program For Commercial Shellfish Harvesters

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The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recently announced a new, mandatory education and certification program for everyone who commercially harvests and lands shellfish in Rhode Island. Certification may be obtained by completing a 30-minute online tutorial, available on … Continued

Massachusetts Surf Clam Aquaculture Research

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A project underway at Woods Hole Sea Grant is evaluating surf clams (Spisula solidissima) as a potential shellfish aquaculture species. An early phase involved distributing local hatchery-produced surf clam seed to southeast Massachusetts growers and establishing a seed clam planting … Continued