South Portland Aquaculture May Be Expanded

Portland Press Herald: There are 50 experimental or limited-purpose aquaculture sites within 10 miles of the city-owned Portland Street Pier.


Maine’s aquaculture industry is booming, experts say, and some city officials see a business development opportunity for the long-neglected municipal pier as farming of mussels, oysters and other ocean produce increases in nutrient-rich Casco Bay.

Read more about the possibility of expanding aquaculture on the South Portland waterfront.