VAO Growers

Virginia aquaculture oyster grower handling a basket of mature oysters.

The Virginia Aquaculture oyster growers are all about quality. They take pride in making sure that their oysters are consistent in quality, taste and size to meet all market demands. Triploid oysters are oysters that are sterile that put all their energy into a fast grow out and none into breeding which make a fat oyster year round. Diploid oysters which can reproduce are the Bays natural brood stock and are grown in our local watershed.

Visit our list of all Virginia Aquaculture Oyster Growers Directory on VirginiaSeafood.org.

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Virginia Seafood
Virginia Seafood and summer are a great combination. Many Virginians know summertime for their family gatherings highlighted by steamed Blue Crabs, but there are other ways to enjoy Virginia Seafood during the summer. As we get closer to the official start of summer it’s a great time to be on the look out for the wide variety of seafood festivals and events held in Virginia. We’d also like to highlight Virginia’s Commercial Watermen and women who provide us with fresh and local Virginia Seafood not only in the summer, but year-round as well. For more information on festivals and events in your area go to our websites Virginiaseafood.org and Virginiaoysters.org. ... See MoreSee Less
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