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Research & Innovation | August 01, 2023

Containerized Culture: How Research and Technology Have Shifted Maryland’s Oyster Aquaculture

A single oyster species, the eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica), is grown by aquaculture operations up and down the East Coast.

| January 03, 2023

Morgan State, MICA, Among Baltimore-area Colleges Receiving Millions From Federal Omnibus Bill

The $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill that President Joe Biden signed into law in December earmarks millions of dollars for Baltimore-area colleges and universities.

Research & Innovation | January 02, 2023

Morgan State University Scientists Working To Revive Maryland’s Softshell Clam Industry

Over the past year, a group of scientists operating from Morgan State University (MSU) have been researching whether or not it is possible to bring back the Chesapeake Bay’s soft shell clam industry in the state of Maryland.

Research & Innovation | December 12, 2022

Breeding a Soft-Shell Clam Option for Maryland Aquaculture

Morgan State University scientists are more than a year into researching whether soft-shell clams could not only be harvested from Chesapeake Bay waters but also farmed in them. The state’s aquaculture industry has grown rapidly over the last decade, but it currently consists of a single species: the Eastern oyster.

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