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UGA Shellfish Research Lab expands algae research and production

September 3, 2020

Raising millions of baby oysters takes a lot of hard work. Just ask Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s aquaculture extension agents based at the UGA Shellfish Research Lab on Skidaway Island. Since 2015, the shellfish team has been producing… Full story

Keeping it Local: Reviving Georgia’s Seafood Heritage

April 9, 2018

Learn about UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s efforts to grow oyster aquaculture in the state and raise awareness of issues facing Georgia’s commercial fishing industry at “Keeping it local: Reviving Georgia’s seafood heritage.” The event will take place… Full story

UGA part of regional collaboration studying oyster farming

March 2, 2018

Ripples form on the surface of the water as UGA graduate student Shannon Kirk loads her research equipment onto the R/V Marie. Today she’s heading out to her research site in Wassaw Sound to measure the growth of more than… Full story

Fundraising event supports oyster aquaculture in Georgia

December 17, 2017

More than 300 people turned out for the second annual Oyster Roast for Reason to benefit UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant. Guests feasted on roasted wild oysters and sampled raw, single oysters on the half shell provided by… Full story

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