Family celebrates late mother with new award at shellfish festival

September 16, 2017 | Shellfish News
Oyster farmer and long-time shucker George Dowdle usually attended the P.E.I. Shellfish Festival with his wife Marlene. This year, things were little ... ...read more
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Cleaner Liberty Bay now open to commercial shellfish harvesting

September 16, 2017 | Shellfish News
POULSBO – Liberty Bay's health is improving, leading state health officials to open a large swath of the bay up to commercial shellfish harvesting for ... ...read more
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Plastics pose pollution threat to Galway Bay prawns

September 16, 2017 | Shellfish News
According to a report carried out by Atlas Marine Institute on commercial fisheries for shellfish around Ireland, sales of prawns were valued at €47.3m ... ...read more
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Nature Means Millions to Oak Bluffs Economy

September 16, 2017 | Shellfish News
Oak Bluffs shellfish constable Dave Grunden agreed, pointing out that the Abt study used oyster seeding and harvest numbers to value the worth of ... ...read more
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Liberty Bay Shellfish Beds Open for First Time In Decades

September 15, 2017 | Shellfish News
An improvement in Puget Sound water quality has prompted state health officials to open some Liberty Bay shellfish beds near Poulsbo for the first ... ...read more
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Maine DMR Issues A Recall Of Shellfish Due To Biotoxin

September 15, 2017 | Shellfish News
The Maine Department of Marine Resources is in the process of recalling mussels harvested from Frenchman Bay due to elevated levels of domoic ... ...read more
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Steilacoom Town Administrator report to council, Sept. 15

September 15, 2017 | Shellfish News
The Washington Department of Health has expanded the area in Pierce County closed to recreational shellfish harvesting due to biotoxins. The area ... ...read more
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Volunteers needed for beach cleanup

September 15, 2017 | Shellfish News
The group is working in conjunction with the BC Shellfish Growers Association, the local shellfish industry and DFO, as part of the Great Canadian ... ...read more
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DMR recalls mussels from Frenchman Bay and closes large area to shellfish harvesting

September 15, 2017 | Shellfish News
AUGUSTA — The Department of Marine Resources is recalling mussels harvested from Frenchman Bay because shellfish from the area were found to ... ...read more
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The state is recalling mussels harvested off MDI over red tide

September 15, 2017 | Shellfish News
The state on Thursday closed waters to the immediate east of MDI to shellfish harvesting after routine testing revealed high levels of domoic acid, ... ...read more
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