How have Wellfleet’s wholesale oyster prices changed over time? What are the trends in for Wellfleet oyster wholesale prices, weights, and value?Read More How Have Wellfleet’s Wholesale Oyster Prices Changed Over Time?
The water quality of Wellfleet Harbor has steadily deteriorated since 2007. Nitrogen concentrations have increased across the entire harbor system.Read More Wellfleet Harbor Water Quality Nitrogen
What is the economic value of shellfish landings within the town of Wellfleet? What are the trends in for quahog wholesale prices, weights, and value? This is the first part of a three-part series on Wellfleet’s shellfish catch.Read More Wellfleet Quahog Landing Values and Weights, Part 1 of 3 Wellfleet Shellfish Values
(Updated 4.28.20) How much nitrogen is currently being extracted from Wellfleet Harbor when our shellfish are harvested? Shellfish contain nitrogen within in their meats and their shells. In shellfish, meat nitrogen is stored in proteins, and in their gut primarily as chlorophyll that they are feeding on. Their shells also contain nitrogen. When shellfish are […]Read More How much nitrogen is currently being extracted from harvested shellfish in Wellfleet Harbor?