The dawn of a new industry: Oyster farming in Texas
Oyster conservation has become a top priority along the Texas Coast as hurricanes, flooding and over-harvesting continue to gradually depleted wild oyster populations.
Texas oyster farming outlook good for 2021 and beyond
While 2020 has presented more than its fair share of challenges for most industries, experts from Texas A&M AgriLife and other institutions supporting the fledgling oyster farming industry along the Texas Gulf Coast are optimistic about the industry’s outlook for 2021 and beyond.
Partnership Builds New Recycled Reef to Protect Goose Island State Park
The Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (HRI) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is collaborating with Palacios Marine Agricultural Research, Inc., Derrick Construction Company, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Center for Coastal Studies at TAMU-CC to create nearly three acres of restored oyster reef in the waters off Goose Island State Park.
Palacios Marine Agricultural Research Announces Plans to Aid Texas Oyster Farmers
Oyster experts and biologists at PMAR are making moves to reverse unsustainable trends in the Texas oyster industry through a large-scale hatchery system with support from a coastwide restoration partnership.
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