Caring For Your Oyster Cages

“A Bit of Fuss for a Year = A Bunch of Filterers for a Lifetime”
Cage Handling:

Oysters grow during the warmer months and become dormant when the weather turns cold. Change your cage placement in late Fall and early Spring to promote oyster growth and survival.

Late Summer (August/September): High Not Dry
Fall: Change Your Clock/Low & Slow at the Dock Spring: Back Up at the Dock Late Spring/Early Summer (May/June): Up & Out Care & Maintenance: Oysters require water flow to survive and grow. Take a few simple actions during the warmer months to keep the cage mesh open and free of fouling organism.
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  Revised   December 24, 2016

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