The original PemaquidTM Oyster farming the Damariscotta River since 1986.
The Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center was established in 1988 with a mission to assist in developing economically and environmentally sustainable aquaculture opportunities in Maine and is a great resource for the Maine industry. Also note their aquaculture links to other resources.
The Maine Technology Institute is a great resource for new start-ups, growing and expanding businesses, and SBIR/STTR grant applications.
Maine DMR is a great resource to learn where the Maine seafarms are located and what is required to start a Maine seafarm.
Penn Cove Shellfish is a great source of quality mussels on the U.S. West Coast and they have a nice list of mussel recipes to try.
The University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) is a good resource for University of Maine aquaculture researchers, aquaculture in the schools, SEANET, the annual aquaculture R+D forum, and aquatic animal health.
U-Maine has marine extension specialists which are knowledgeable about mariculture in Maine.
Maine mussels: Not on the rocks – But comforting to know there won’t be a shortage of the plump, sweet and briny bivalves anytime soon
Article on the Boothbay Register