Hannah Pearson works in a small, windowless room that resembles a super-villain’s secret lab. Rows of cylindrical tanks, each about 7 feet tall, contain brightly colored liquids in green, yellow, and orange. If it was a Hollywood set, the next mutant nemesis of Iron Continue reading Duxbury hatchery aims for harvest of 6 million oysters
A recent study of harmful algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science show a marked increase in these ecosystem-disrupting events in the past 20 years Continue reading Harmful algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay are becoming more frequent, scientists show
As the frozen bay begins to thaw, deckhand Jose Humani swings a bin of clams to the dock from the Joseph B. Glancy fishing boat. After ice prevented fishing, the shellfish company, Frank M. Flower & Sons, returned Monday, March 9, 2015, to harvesting clams and Continue reading Just Sayin’: Big scallop haul a mystery
An extension to a marine farm in Pelorus Sound has got the go-ahead from the Marlborough District Council resource hearings committee despite concerns it is close to a rare marine habitat.
Talley’s Group Limited was granted a Continue reading Marine farm expansion allowed despite algae fears
What looks like a water-purification business to many people transiting the Cape May Canal by boat is actually a research facility.
David Jones, laboratory researcher and the Aquaculture Innovation Center operations manager, said he doesn’t Continue reading Rutgers’ oyster research at Cape May Canal draws industry out of shell
This video was taken in the 2013, featuring Barbara Morgan of the Oceans Alaska Marine Science Center explaining her process in growing algae in the laboratory using conical flasks. The microalgae were grown as feed for the oyster farm. Continue reading Oceans Alaska Marine Science Center teaches you how to grow microalgae in the laboratory
A temporary ban has been issued on harvesting mussels from the Taw and Torridge Estuary after warm water temperatures have led to an algae bloom.
Suppliers are asking customers to ‘be Continue reading Algae bloom forces ban on mussel picking in Taw and Torridge Estuary
When the starfish align, one has to flow with the tide. During May aLandline episode was shown on ABC TV called Slimy Harvest. I watched a re-run of the program in the week leading up to the 5th Congress of the International… Continue reading Seaweed and algae are to dive for
Oyster growers on Tasmania’s east coast will have to wait another week to resume harvesting to after two producers were forced to stop production last week.
The threat from a toxic algal bloom is… Continue reading Tasmanian shellfish industry will have to wait another week before threat from toxic algal bloom passes
Health authorities have warned people not to eat wild shellfish from the Huon Estuary, including Port Cygnet, after paralytic shellfish toxins were found in oyster samples…
Director of Public Health Roscoe Taylor said because of a hazardous algal bloom… Continue reading Consumers warned off shellfish from Huon Estuary