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Washington Oyster Aquaculture Update
General Information
Bobbi Hudson

Over the past decade there has been a shift in oyster consumption patterns that reflects an increasing preference, and a price premium, for single or half-shell market oysters. Washington's shellfish aquaculture industry has responded by increasing intertidal single oyster culture, and especially specialty single oyster culture, primarily in bags made from extruded polyethylene material. 

Sue Keller
Background photo: Kenai Range from Katchemak Bay.
Photo credit: Wonderlane, Seattle, WA.