Coastal Commission expresses support of shellfish

(08/03/18)

 cultivation farm

SANTA CRUZ - The California Coastal Commission’s support of an existing shellfish cultivation facility just off the coast of Santa Barbara was attached with a plea to support domestic maritime farming efforts.

Commissioners unanimously approved Santa Barbara Mariculture Company’s after-the-fact request to authorize a 26-acre shellfish cultivation venue already in operation, July 13 2018.

“The existing and proposed facility would be used to plant, grow, and harvest Mediterranean mussels and Pacific oysters using of a system of 700-foot long submerged ‘longlines’ maintained..........................................


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