Aquaculture is Agriculture: R.I. Shellfish Management Plan Updates

Since the November launch of Rhode Island’s Shellfish Management Plan (SMP), research and outreach efforts have continued, and the SMP...

An Ounce of Prevention: Probiotics Hold Potential for Shellfish Disease

Deep lacerations  scar the shells of lobsters. Entire populations of oysters die in less than 24 hours. These are the...

New plan adopted to protect Rhode Island farmed oysters from Vibrio

A new management plan as been adopted by the state of Rhode Island to reduce illness from naturally-occurring bacteria associated...