2016-17 Apalachicola Bay Oyster Season

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The commercial bag limit for oysters in Apalachicola Bay will be lowered to three bags per harvester during the winter season, Sept. 1 through May 31, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Several other oyster conservation measures implemented … 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