Seafood

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Seafood Expo North America 2023

The Virginia Marine Products Board will be sampling Virginia Wild Blue Catfish at Seafood Expo North America 2023 from March 12-14th. Stop by booth #1617 to try this delicious fish … More »

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Virginia Seafood Economic Impact Study

The Virginia Marine Products Board has released the 2019 Virginia Seafood Economic Impact Study. The study was conducted by the Virginia Tech, Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center and … More »

Virginia Oyster Month Is Coming To A Close

While we bid farewell to Virginia Oyster Month, we’ve got great news, Virginia Oysters are available year-round! Thanks to the hard-working commercial watermen and advancements in storing and refrigeration techniques … More »

Happy Thanksgiving from the VMPB!

Happy Thanksgiving from the VMPB. Today we are thankful for our wonderful commercial watermen who are often times forced to miss events with their families, be ready at the crack … More »

VMPB NBC 12 Richmond Interview

Mike Hutt, Executive Director, of the Virginia Marine Products Board was on NBC 12 Richmond in a live interview at the top of the 12:00 P.M. hour on November 16, … More »

Benefits Of Oyster Replenishment

Oysters have an enormous positive impact on Virginia’s environment. One adult oyster can filter up to 50 gallons of water per day! Oysters filter the water and, in the process … More »

A Healthy Choice

Oysters are naturally high in essential vitamins and minerals like iron, Omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamins A, E, and C, Calcium, Zinc, Selenium, and Vitamin B-12. They are also low in … More »

Virginia aquaculture oyster grower with a basket of mature oysters.

Oyster Month 2022 Is Here!

November is Virginia Oyster Month! We use this time to celebrate, Crassostrea virginica, better known as the Oyster. Virginia leads the East Coast in Oyster production and Oyster landings bring … More »

Virginia Aquaculture Oyster Growers