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...

Quahogs by Jessica Langlois

Narragansett Bay Recovers from Algal Bloom, Shellfish Safe

An unprecedented algal bloom that spanned from Long Island to Maine triggered a shellfishing ban in Narragansett Bay for most...

Consent Needed for Aquaculture Expansion

The history and future of the 5% Rule for aquaculture in Rhode Island salt ponds. The amount of cultured oysters...

Ninigret Aquaculture Tour

From the early morning to late afternoon, oyster farmers stride waist-deep in Ninigret Pond harvesting oysters for a nearby floating...

Coconut-curry Mussels Win Culinary Competition

Davies students take prize at second annual Rhode Island Seafood Cook-off Savory with a little heat, Coconut-Curry Mussels with Grilled...

Aquaculture and Recreation Vie for Salt Pond Use

By LEIGH VINCOLA | Courtesy of ecoRI News  Rhode Island’s aquaculture industry is on a steady rise, and people with a...

Prentice Stout shows campers a moon snail egg mass.

Prentice Stout Paints a Portrait of Point Judith Pond

“Why is Point Judith important? It’s important because it’s important to me. And it’s important to some of you too,...

Ocean Acidification Threatens Shellfish

By Cynthia Drummond | Courtesy of the Westerly Sun NARRAGANSETT — As more carbon dioxide is pumped into the earth’s...

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