A new online aquaculture siting tool called MA-ShellfAST simplifies the process of selecting and establishing a shellfish farm for Massachusetts-based farmers using funding from the NOAA Sea Grant 2016 Aquaculture Extension and Technology Transfer program.
Sea Grant Research Grows the Aquaculture Industry
In this installment of our continuing #SeafoodMonth festivities, we look at how Sea Grant investments in research have advanced the domestic aquaculture industry.
"We did this project specifically as a service to local municipalities to get them accurate data to utilize, if they're going to go with the approach of seeding and growing shellfish as part of their water quality management plans."
Woods Hole Sea Grant and State, Local Partners Produce Series of Educational Brochures on Shellfish Harvesting, Safety, Preparation and Nutritional Value
To help protect and increase the cultural and financial benefits of shellfish aquaculture, Woods Hole Sea Grant partnered with state and local agencies to produce a series of educational brochures about health and safety aspects of handling and consuming shellfish harvested in state waters.
Woods Hole Sea Grant
Woods Hole Sea Grant funded a climate adaptation project designed to provide regional and local predictions of future coastal storm activity and sea-level rise to user groups within the region and to promote wise utilization and conservation of resources.