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Developing methods for analysis and drawing conclusions from larval settlement monitoring in Narragansett Bay: Is the timing of seasonal recruitment a driver of non-native success in the intertidal fouling community? (PDF)
Aquaculture Application and Permitting Process (PDF)
Aquaculture Application Package (PDF)
Research/Educational Aquaculture Application (PDF)
Recreational Aquaculture Application (PDF)
Experimental Aquaculture Application (PDF)
Aquaculture Lease Transfer Request Form (PDF)
Shellfish Marketing Guide (PDF)
DEM Aquaculture License Application (PDF)
East Coast Shellfish Growers Association — The mission of the ECSGA is to promote responsible commercial shellfish aquaculture through market research and promotion, active involvement in public education, participation in policy formation at the state and national levels, and directed research.
URI Aquaculture Extension Program — Provides the most current science-based information in sustainable and profitable aquacultural crop production practices to growers through site visits, periodic publications, workshops and more.
February 7, 2022 Working Group Meeting