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Commercial conch waterman arrested for felony tampering, reckless endangering, numerous fisheries charges

NEAR BOWERS BEACH, Del. (July 28, 2015) – DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers arrested a New Jersey-based, Delaware-licensed commercial waterman July 24 on numerous fisheries-related charges and a felony after he tried to evade a fisheries compliance boarding on Delaware Bay and steered his vessel away and into the path of a police boat. Natural Resources Police said that as their patrol boat neared the commercial vessel, its captain, Kenneth W. Bailey, 61, of Heislerville, N.J.,, Read the rest here 14:52

Delaware NREC issues shellfish aquaculture regulations – Permits could be issued as early as this fall

In anticipation of the moment when the state will begin accepting applications for shellfish aquaculture permits, Steve Friend started getting ready. He’s began building oyster and clam cages in March. Read more here 09:07

Aquaculture: What’s next in Delaware? – DNREC expects aquaculture rollout to be finished in a year

State legislators approved the groundwork for commercial aquaculture late last month. [email protected]