Tampa Bay Shellfish Farmers Can Resume Harvesting at Sunrise After Red Tide Scare

Aquaculture farmers in lower Tampa Bay will be allowed to resume harvesting at sunrise Saturday after the state temporarily shut them down because of fears of Red Tide blooming in the area.

Californians Warned Not to Eat Mussels, Other Potentially Toxic Shellfish Through October

June 2, 2021 Los Angeles Times

Officials with the Orange County Health Care Agency, the body tasked with oversight of public health programs during the COVID-19 pandemic, on Thursday announced a different kind of quarantine would be imposed through October: on the consumption of mussels.

UMaine Partners With the Wabanaki Community to Ensure Shellfish Sustainability

April 19, 2021 Maine Campus

On Monday, April 12, David Hart, the director of the Sen. George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, introduced a project called Maine Shellfish Learning Network (MSLN) during a presentation on shellfish sustainability.

EU Says a Post-Brexit Shellfish Export Ban is Indefinite, After Government Claimed it Was Only Temporary

February 8, 2021 Adam Payne, Politics Home

The European Union has told the UK shellfish industry that thousands of tonnes of oyster, mussel, clam, cockle and scallop exports are banned from the bloc indefinitely.

Halibut Cove Shellfish Farmers are Alaska’s Farm Family of 2020

Alaska’s Farm Family of the Year for 2020 is the Bates family of Halibut Cove, whose determined operation of their shellfish farm in Kachemak Bay embodies the innovative, resilient spirt of Alaska agriculture even in the face of a global pandemic.