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Public hearing scheduled for Pender County shellfish lease proposals

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing by webinar on proposed shellfish leases in Pender County at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28.

Marine Fisheries investigating oyster harvest area following man’s death

A man is dead after contracting a harmful bacteria from eating oysters while visiting in the Cape Fear, according to family friends.

Shellfish Aquaculture Act expected to boost economy

The North Carolina Federation says shellfish farmers are in store for a business boom. Last week, Governor Roy Cooper signed a bill that could grow the industry into a $100 million enterprise by 2030. 

Baby lobster numbers spell trouble for shellfish population

Baby lobsters are continuing to appear in high numbers off some parts of Canada while tailing off in New England, raising questions about what the valuable shellfish's population will look like in several years.

Bacteria concerns shuts down shellfishing in Lockwood Folly

Nearly 3,000 acres of shell-fishing waters in our area now closed indefinitely, leaving both commercial fishers and seafood dealers concerned about their livelihoods.

Mosre than 2k acres of coastal waters will be closed to shellfish harvest

State fisheries authorities will close 2,450 acres of coastal waters to shellfish harvest tomorrow after they failed to meet required bacteriological standards.

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