Oyster Buyback Spawns New Ecology Program

Prior to the pandemic, Ryan Smith, whose Signature Oyster Farm operates out of Katama Bay, sold about 30,000 oysters per week — nearly all of which went to restaurants and raw bars across the Northeast.

Louisiana Oysters Slowly Returning To Restaurants, Markets; Industry Recovery Months Away

September 29, 2021 MARK SCHLEIFSTEIN, NOLA.com

For the first time since the state’s oyster harvest areas were closed as a safety precaution after Hurricane Ida, fresh Louisiana oysters are back on local menus.

Mississippi Department of Marine Resources hosting public meeting for Oyster Management and Recovery Strategic Plan

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is hosting a public meeting to discuss the document, “Oyster Management and Recovery Strategic Plan.” The meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, from 5:30 until 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Bolton Building, located at 1141 Bayview Ave. in Biloxi.

Oystermen Overcome Pollution, Pandemic to Thrive in Long Island Sound

Connecticut’s oyster industry is once again thriving, about 25 years after it almost disappeared, decimated by MSX, a parasitic disease that attacks oysters.

What You Should Know About the Seasonality of Seafood in Maine

Knowing seafood’s seasons is important “for the same reasons that it’s important for people to know that there are seasons in farmed products,” said Monique Coombs, who oversees marine programs and fishing community engagement​ at the Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association.