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Did sea farm debacle sink California aquaculture?

As pilot projects go, it couldn’t have gone much worse. The nation’s first commercial shellfish farm in federal waters was supposed to provide a national model for sustainable aquaculture. Bobbing in the Pacific Ocean six miles off Huntington Beach, the 100-acre Catalina Sea Ranch was cautiously approved in 2014 by a host of state and […]