Maryland’s oyster history: A tale of pirates, poachers

For a long period of Maryland’s history, the greatest threat to the survival of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay did not come from parasite-spread diseases dermo and MSX. It came, instead, from armed bands of oyster poachers and pirates looking to cash in on the booming industry. A victim of its own success, the Maryland oyster ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *