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Aquaculture reviving oyster industry – as well as watermen

Aquaculture reviving oyster industry – as well as watermen

Decades ago, Wingate Harbor was full of working oystermen in the late fall and winter, plying the Honga River’s thick oyster bars and bringing their catch to the dock. But when diseases took hold and the harvest plummeted, the oystermen hung up their dredges and tongs...

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Is Training and Education American Aquaculture’s Achilles Heel?

There is little doubt that education and training are vital to maintaining a competent aquaculture workforce, and that in turn a competent workforce is essential for the aquaculture industry to prosper. As outlined in a recent technical report from one of the...