Stress is one of those double edged swords that can push somebody to max performance while breaking them down at the same time. Ultimately it has negative impacts on most things that it encounters, and shellfish are no different. If … Continue reading
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2016 has been a busy year so far! With all the gear work squared away, and the winter dwindling away it is time to hit the water again, and prepare the farms for the spring. That restless feeling when the … Continue reading
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The difference between Sea creature and Seafood The rain is beating down on our heads, there is lightning cracking through the sky at close intervals, the thunder rolls steadily behind the scenes giving this morning, July 16, 2014, a theatrical … Continue reading
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It was another frigid morning last winter when Captain Call (Adam) and I got to work two hours before daybreak to steam across the bay, and harvest the mussel seed rope. The Christmas tree rope had been put out last spring, … Continue reading
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Mussel farming has been moving along tremendously in Rhode Island for the last several years. We have progressed from the point of view that mussels are a nuisance on our oyster farm, to the idea that they are a valuable … Continue reading