U.S. Shellfish Landings Decline Study

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Researchers studying the sharp decline between 1980 and 2010 in documented landings of eastern oysters, northern quahogs, softshell clams, and northern bay scallops have identified possible causes. Warming ocean temperatures associated with a positive shift in the North Atlantic Oscillation … Continued

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