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Mussel Seed Collection Strategies for Maine Mussel Raft Culture
Maine Sea Grant

The Maine mussel raft industry began with investigations in the late 1990s of the possibility of growing mussels on floating rafts, protected from eider ducks by nets, in relatively ice-free locations on the Maine coast. Wood rafts were deployed  in Penobscot and Blue Hill Bays, and the mussel seed  grew well and had excellent meat yields.

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