Research off New England Finds Promising Habitat for Blue Mussel Farms
Several suitable locations for commercial blue mussel farms were identified in a report published in the Journal of Marine Science and Engineering today. Researchers at NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center found the most promising locations for mussel aquaculture off New York's Long Island, north of Cape Ann in Massachusetts, and off New Hampshire.
Research projects in the past few decades have looked at pilot mussel farms in Rhode Island Sound near Martha's Vineyard, off the Isle of Shoals in New Hampshire, and Cape Ann in Massachusetts. Results have ...
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