Tag Archives: Geoduck

Sequim Gazette: Jamestown S’Klallam supports Taylor Shellfish geoduck farm

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe vocalized support during a recent Dungeness River Management Team meeting, where local company Taylor Shellfish Farms discussed its proposal to develop a 30-acre geoduck farm in Dungeness Bay. From The Sequim Gazette: Historically Dungeness Bay was used for shellfish aquaculture by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, but because of frequent closures by the Washington […]

Kitsap Sun: Arsenic testing of geoducks possible

The Kitsap Sun reported on the recent in-person meeting between U.S.’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Chinese officials about China’s ban of  geoduck imported from the United States’ West Coast. While China was satisfied with testing for paralytic shellfish poisoning, the biggest issue was testing for arsenic, the Kitsap Sun reported. The United […]

Lummi fishermen dig deep for geoducks

The Bellingham Herald writes about Lummi tribal geoduck harvest: Cliff Cultee and other Lummi geoduck divers hope to get a chance to harvest the big, meaty clams again this spring. Geoducks, like all bivalves, are subject to temporary contamination from microorganisms that can cause paralytic shellfish poisoning. Geoducks in the tribal harvest area near Kingston, […]