To earn it, the animals must spend three months in the Great South Bay.
Once the old-timers left, the clams did, too. • Photographs by Randee Daddona
An invention from Australia is reviving the Gulf Coast oyster industry.
A visit from a congressman reminds oyster farming is bipartisan. And needs workers!
Outside of the three oyster hatcheries on Long Island, one aims really high.
How a collapsed dock and a lawyer brought one man to farming.
When the cephalopod runs, all manner of folk arrive at Greenport’s Railroad Dock.
A Greenport oysterman returns from a train trip to Colorado with an appreciation for the local spirits.
A Greenport man risks it all to save four lives in the middle of a storm.
Brothers put their mark on the East End by building docks. • Photographs by Randee Daddona
For most Americans, the Normandy beachheads evoke images of courage, carnage and sacrifice. Ironically, to the French, these beaches are now associated with some of their finest oysters.
Tucked into a corner of my favorite phylum, Mollusca, is a class of creatures known as gastropods. Their name describes their two major body features, stomach and foot, and their main activity, crawling around the sea floor and devouring everything in their path.