In Virginia, Country’s Top Oyster-Breeding Facility Gets Upgrade to Match

January 6, 2022 Jeremy Cox, Bay Journal

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science plans to open a new oyster-breeding and research facility at its Gloucester Point campus by spring 2022.

VIMS Shares in $ 4.4M Grant to Breed a Better Oyster

September 23, 2019 TAMARA DIETRICH, Daily Press

The funds will be used to identify the genes that make oysters grow faster and bigger, more tolerant of acidic waters and low oxygen and salinity, and more resistant to a pair of parasitic diseases that have decimated the population.