Thursday, November 11, 2010

Maryland to revive oyster through aquaculture

Oysters were once the backbone of an industry in Maryland, but due to over harvesting, disease and poor water quality the industry went into decline. Now that's about to be changed as oysters will once again be grown in Maryland, and the state is hoping most can come from aquaculture. 5000 acres will be leased to potential growers like waterman Johnny Shockley in the hope that oyster production will be a success. Read more...
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