Rhode Island’s Shellfish Heritage: An Ecological History (2015)

Author Sarah Schumann examines the local shellfish industry from the earliest recorded harvests to present day in this chronicle of the ecological, economic, and cultural history of shellfish in RI produced in partnership by Rhode Island Sea Grant, the URI Coastal Resources Center, and the URI Coastal Institute. The book’s primary focus is on the economic importance of shellfish to harvesters, farmers, and distributors.

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