Shellfish Shorts: Seafood Safety

It’s the perfect time to get out and take advantage of the abundant shellfish harvest here in Rhode Island! However,...

Algae bloom in Narragansett Bay good news for R.I. shellfish industry

By Alex Kuffner | Courtesy of the Providence Journal At the Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium held in December, some...

Shellfish Shorts: The Business of Shellfish

Commercial shellfishing is an important part of Rhode Island’s food economy. Michael McGiveney, a longtime shellfisherman, and Conor McManus, a marine biologist,...

Shellfish Shorts: Shucking Demo

Bob “Skid” Rheault, executive director of the East Coast Shellfish Growers Association, takes us step-by-step on how to easily and safely shuck an...

Quahog Research Fleet Video Release

To celebrate a successful Quahog Week, the Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation has released a short film showcasing the work of...

Researchers Assess Community Support for Shellfish Aquaculture in Rhode Island

Over the past 20 years, the amount of submerged land used for aquaculture in Rhode Island has been growing steadily,...

Aquaculture in Ninigret Pond

State of Aquaculture in Rhode Island Salt Ponds

Join us for this public event focused on the state of aquaculture in Rhode Island’s salt ponds. The program will feature...

shucking shellfish at RI Shellfish Initiative launch

Rhode Island Shellfish Initiative to Bolster Shellfishing, Aquaculture, and Bay Health

Aquaculture and shellfishing are multi-million dollar industries in Rhode Island, but there are challenges to both industries’ continued growth. On...

Coastal State Discussion Series | AQUACULTURE PRACTICES & SUBAQUEOUS SOILS

Join us on Monday, April 10 as University of Rhode Island researcher, Mark Stolt, will be discussing work evaluating whether oyster...

Quahog Hot Spots in Narragansett Bay

Some areas of Narragansett Bay, such as Barrington Beach, are well-known quahog hot spots. But how did they get that...

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