Blue Stream Shellfish wins approval to begin US oyster, kelp farm

(09/12/19)

Blue Stream Shellfish secured permission Tuesday from the Mattapoisett (Massachusetts) Board of Selectman to take over the permits for a 10-acre site in the state's Nasketucket Bay in order to begin an oyster and kelp operation, reports the Sippican, a local newspaper. 

The permit was transferred from a former 100-acre aquaculture farm previously owned by Taylor Seafood and represents the beginning of a much larger undertaking by Blue Stream, which plans to add 20 more acres each year for the next two years.

Blue Stream's Dale Leavitt, also a professor of marine biology and aquaculture extension specialist at...........................................................


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