science

science

Modern aquaculture is based on a long history of trial and error. That’s why we’re happy to share our expertise and discoveries with the science community, near and far.

To date, we have collaborated in a Southeastern Massachusetts Aquaculture Center (SEMAC) study of marine grow-out areas, conducted by Scott Lindell of the Marine Biological Laboratory in 2011. We were happy to find out that our oysters fared well.

In the summer of 2012, we helped Scott and his colleagues at UConn with an experiment to grow native red seaweed, Gracilaria tikvahiae, in Waquoit Bay. The scientists wanted to find out if this edible seaweed would make any impact on the bay’s abundant nitrogen levels. We’re committed to continue to help this  effort in 2013.

Our upcoming partnerships include participation in a potential MBL-WHOI joint study of the farm’s sediment, as well as holding the brood stock for MBL’s spawning oysters.

Get in touch!

We’re always looking to strengthen our ties with the local community. We’ve given farm tours to scientists and local schoolteachers, and we’d be happy to give one to you! Get in touch to set up an appointment.

LINKS:
Southeastern Massachusetts Aquaculture Center (SEMAC)

Experiment to grow native red seaweed