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potential for aquaculture in Delaware and Maryland a survey of current and potential aquaculture producers

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Published by University of Delaware, College of Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Experiment Station, Cooperative Extension in Newark, DE .
Written in English



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  • Maryland.


  • Aquaculture industry -- Delaware.,
  • Aquaculture industry -- Maryland.

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StatementJ. Richard Bacon ... [et al.].
SeriesAgricultural Experiment Station bulletin ;, #500, Bulletin (University of Delaware. Agricultural Experiment Station) ;, 500.
ContributionsBacon, R. J.
LC ClassificationsHD9457.D3 P68 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1239617M
LC Control Number94621043

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One year after creating the Inland Bays Shellfish Aquaculture Tiger Team and naming E.J. Chalabala, Restoration Coordinator for the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB), to lead it, the CIB Board of Directors approved the final report from the team at their meeting on March The Tiger Team was charged with exploring the opportunities and challenges in bringing shellfish aquaculture.   The purpose of this research was to determine educational benefits, mathematics and science skills, life skills, and the future of aquaculture as perceived by agriculture students in High land costs and the lack of significant examples of aquacultural success are major obstacles in the development of an aquaculture industry in Delaware, deterring potential aquaculturists from entering the arena. Options that could allow on farm diversification and provide the local farming community with niche-market opportunities are needed if agriculture is to thrive in the mid-Atlantic.   The first leases would be determined by a lottery and would be annually renewable for 15 years. The application fee for a 1-acre aquaculture lease held by a Delawarean is $, with annual renewal fees for Delaware residents costing an additional $ per acre. The annual renewal fee for nonresidents is $1, per acre.

  Your email address remains confidential and will only be used for shellfish aquaculture related business. If you are an existing leaseholder and would like to sign-up, please send your name, lease number(s) and email address to @ or call You may remove yourself from the contact list at any time. Delaware Department of Agriculture South DuPont Highway Dover, Delaware Tel: () Website: Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Division of Fish & Wildlife 89 Kings Highway Dover, DE Tel: Website: Date: Feb. 14,   Aquaculture, debated in Delaware, is tiny island's saving grace. Old days. Plowing through the bay, Dorsey Shockley points to some houses, rising just above the horizon. These modifications would be applicable to any shellfish aquaculture activities within the shellfish aquaculture development areas (SADA) located in Delaware's Inland Bays. (Jan. 26, ) § Shellfish Aquaculture Regulations published in the Aug. 1, Delaware Register of Regulations Effective date of regulations: Aug. 11,

Rehoboth Beach, DE – Governor Markell signed House Bill today to permit shellfish aquaculture in Delaware's Inland Bays, allowing the state to reap the economic benefits of a multimillion dollar industry while improving water quality in the bays.. House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf sponsored the legislation following an extensive review of the impact of shellfish aquaculture on the state. The Delaware State University Aquaculture Research and Demonstration Facility. World Aquaculture 37(4): and Abstracts McIntosh, D. and D. Wujtewicz. Comparing two-phase to three-phase production of the saltwater baitfish Fundulus heteroclitus. Aquaculture Book of Abstracts, San Antonio, TX, USA. Center for Inland Bays (CIB) led a month effort by a diverse committee of experts and stakeholders to explore the potential of shellfish aquaculture and address the challenges of the project. Working together, they came to agreement on revisions to existing Delaware code and worked to draft proposals.   SUSSEX COUNTY, De. - The debate over aquaculture continues to grow in Sussex County over the future of the industry in the Inland Bays. A .