Brewster plans commercial razor clam pilot program

June 20, 2018 | Shellfish News
Local fishermen have been asking for a commercial harvest, prompting the Shellfish Department to look at other towns' regulations. At Monday's ... ...read more
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DEC Awards $1.6 Million In Grants for Long Island Shellfish Hatcheries

June 20, 2018 | Shellfish News
The Public Hatchery Expansion Grants and New York's Shellfish Restoration Council will help reestablish these areas as prime coastal habitat and ... ...read more
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NJDEP Offers Boating Tips to Protect Bay's Marshes and Wildlife Habitat

June 20, 2018 | Shellfish News
Vessels, especially when operated at high speeds, can erode saltmarsh banks, damage shellfish beds and harm habitat used by birds such as herons ... ...read more
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Man sentenced in scheme to skim money from Maine seafood company

June 20, 2018 | Shellfish News
That is the amount of money the company lost when Cowles had Maine Coast Shellfish ship 50,000 pounds of lobster to a customer in China whose ... ...read more
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State closes Fernald Point to clamming

June 20, 2018 | Shellfish News
At the end of last month, a report from the DMR was sent to Southwest Harbor Shellfish Conservation Committee Chairman Jim Colquhoun, notifying ... ...read more
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Crime gangs targeting Fife's beaches to steal shellfish

June 20, 2018 | Shellfish News
Fife's beaches are being plundered by criminal gangs, putting human health and the environment at risk. Police have been acting on tip-offs about ... ...read more
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1400 pounds of clams destroyed after illegal Key Peninsula harvest

June 19, 2018 | Shellfish News
Commercial shellfish harvesting is highly regulated because of the risk of paralytic shellfish poisoning, Balasz said. "It's something that we take very ... ...read more
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Sarasota Bay Watch restoring clams

June 19, 2018 | Shellfish News
Sarasota Bay Watch has a partnership with a professional shellfish hatchery in Terra Ceia Bay on the southern shore of Tampa Bay. Bay Shellfish ... ...read more
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Allergic to shellfish, diner falls sick after eatery serves it to her

June 19, 2018 | Shellfish News
A woman was taken to hospital after eating a dish containing shellfish - which she had told the waitstaff of a restaurant that she was allergic to. ...read more
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Don't Miss the Shellfish Commission's12th Annual Experience the Sound

June 19, 2018 | Shellfish News
The town's 12th annual Experience the Sound is set for Sunday, June 24 at Tod's Point. The event is run by the Shellfish Commission with support ... ...read more
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