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CAA President, Tony Schuur Defends Oyster Farming Operations at State Hearing

Keeping Tomales Bay clean as it hosts shellfish aquaculture operations was the focus of a state-sponsored hearing Monday at the Marconi Conference Center.

In the past few years there has been increased attention on aquaculture practices and stewardship on state-licensed operations around California, particularly related to marine debris, according to Department of Fish and Wildlife officials. On Tomales Bay, there have been oyster operations since 1907, state officials said. Today, larger growers on the bay include Hog Island Oyster Co. and the Tomales Bay Oyster Co…

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