Dark green and gray, slick with algae, pocked with parasitic scars and polychaete worm tunnels, wild oysters are survivors, fighting everything the pond's brackish waters throw at them.


A bay scallop farming study is one of several projects in Dukes County funded by new state grants, aimed at bolstering the local shellfish industry in a time of climate change.


Commercial bay scalloping and oyster seasons will be extended in Edgartown following a vote by the town select board Monday. Both will run until May 1.


Jeff Canha is a fifth-generation Islander who has been on the water since he was born.

An innovative partnership between The Nature Conservancy and the Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group has created an oyster buyback program to help shellfishermen hurt by the pandemic.

The West Tisbury Library hosts a free outdoor event Sept. 17 that's all about oysters.