Functions provided by intact oyster reef habitats. Image courtesy of Fitzsimmons et al. 2019

Reviving Oyster Reefs in Prince Edward Island: A Revitalized Ecosystem

Introduction Canada’s Prince Edward Island is known for its breath-taking scenery, diverse wildlife and, more importantly, its rich seafood heritage. The coastal waters of the island are home to diverse marine species, including the American oyster. However, the oyster populations have faced significant decline in the past few decades due to environmental degradation, invasive species, and selective hearing. This article delves into the concept of oyster reef restoration and its importance in revitalizing the aquatic ecosystem in Prince Edward Island....

April 10, 2023 · Jason John Wells