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Research Examines Best Oyster Mariculture Practices

Jan 22, 2020

What’s the best way to grow single oysters in the southeastern Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico region?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Southern Regional Aquaculture Center has funded research on best practices for oyster mariculture, including work led by the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium on how often oysters cages should be flipped to reduce biofouling.

These videos offer an introduction to the oyster mariculture process and some of the differences in growing practices in the region.