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The Highest Quality Shellfish

- From Spawn to Table -

Aquacultural Research Corporation - A.R.C. - plays a vital role in local and regional shellfish communities by providing the highest quality shellfish– from spawn to tableto growers, distributors, chefs and reef-builders across the country.


Great company that has produced millions upon millions of good shellfish seed which have, in turn, produced many jobs and food scattered throughout the Eastern coastal states.
— Gregg M.
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Even though we still have

some oyster and quahog seed available for sale through November, A.R.C. is preparing for a strong seed demand in 2019 by upgrading our overwintering facilities and developing an active spawning schedule for the year. We expect our remaining 2018 seed will be in winter storage by December 15.

Our 2019 spawns will start in January and seed will become available…

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A great deal of information

and support is available to shellfish growers from local, regional and national organizations. Below is a list of key resources with links to their web sites.

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
East Coast Shellfish Growers Association (ECSGA)
National Shellfisheries Association (NSA)

MASSACHUSETTS ORGANIZATIONS
Southeastern Massachusetts Aquaculture Center (SEMAC)
Massachusetts Shellfish Officers Association (MSOA)

ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS
Massachusetts Vibrio Control Program
MA DMF – Shellfish Area Classification and Closure Information

VENDORS
Ribb Rakes
Ketchum Supply

TIDE CHARTS

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