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Voices of the Gulf of Maine: The Oyster Farmer

Dec 13, 2016
Strengthening Coastal Communities

Mook Sea Farm is an oyster farm founded in 1985 on the Damariscotta River in Midcoast Maine. There, owner and operator Bill Mook unites a passion for science and discovery with a fierce entrepreneurial streak.

This spirit animates the entire farm, and is even reflected in the company motto: “Our world is your oyster!” Perhaps unsurprisingly, Mook Sea Farm is regarded as one of the most innovative oyster farms in New England.

Learn more about the business and science behind sea farming as Bill reflects on the future of aquaculture in the Gulf of Maine. 



Bill has been a key partner in GMRI's evolving aquaculture work. Learn more about how we're supporting Maine's aquaculture industry from President & CEO Don Perkins

This video is the sixth installment of our new series: Voices of the Gulf of Maine.

Whether you're a teacher or a lobsterman, a restaurateur or a scientist — we all have our own unique connection to the Gulf of Maine. In this video series, we invite you to meet some of our closest partners in our shared effort to support the economic and ecological sustainability of this resource.

As these individuals share their passion for the ocean and connection to GMRI, we invite you to reflect as well.

What does the Gulf of Maine mean to you?

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