Area 5 Approved Growing Waters Closed for Oyster Harvest Effective at Legal Sunset July 7, 2021 -DMR

Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that Approved Area 5 “C” growing waters are closed to the harvest of oysters effective at legal sunset on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, due to excessive localized rainfall.

Oyster Rebound Prompts Maryland To Ease Some Harvest Limits

Amid indications that Maryland’s oyster population is on the rebound, state fisheries managers are easing some harvest limits they had imposed two years ago.

NC Oyster Trail Designed to Protect Threatened Industry

The trail, launched in 2020, includes oyster farms, seafood markets, restaurants and educational sites in an effort to boost a threatened species.

Virginia’s Oyster Industry Squeaks Through The Pandemic

Virginia’s oyster industry, the largest on the East Coast, has survived the pandemic, but growers and producers throughout the commonwealth’s eight oyster regions are still facing a long road to recovery, industry representatives said.

New Certification for Increased Seafood Quality Standards

June 23, 2021 Province of Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia seafood companies with high-quality products are encouraged to apply for a new certification that will give them a competitive advantage in global markets.