This directory provides contact information for the people, agencies and organizations that are involved in research, education, leasing, growing, restoration and management of oysters in North Carolina.

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The Nature Conservancy
Northeast Regional Steward
Commercial Fisherman
Pender Watch & Conservancy
Amy Comer
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries
Marine Fisheries Biolofist for the NC DMF Artificial Reef Program
Anne Deaton
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries
Habitat Program Manager
Quality Seafood Fish Market
Braxton Davis
N.C. Division of Coastal Management
Brian Boutin
The Nature Conservancy
Director, Albemarle-Pamlico Program
Connaway Marine Construction
Owner, Contractor
N.C. Division of Coastal Management
Marine Biologist 1
Fisheries Biologist- Protection Section
Chuck Weirich
North Carolina Sea Grant
Marine Aquaculture Specialist
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries
Oyster Sanctuary Biologist I
Dave Cerino
Carteret Community College
V.P. at Sandbar Oyster Company LLC., 7th Generation Commercial Fisherman, Commercial Fisherman Collaborator with UNC-IMS, Shellfish Lease holder in N.C., Founder of the environmental group - The Polluted Loon
Commercial Fisherman, UNC IMS
David Eggleston
North Carolina State University
Director of the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Director of Shellfish Reasearch Hatchery and Associate Professor of Biology
University of North Carolina Charlotte
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute, East Carolina University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Head of program in public policy (CSI), professor of economics (ECU), Director (UNC CH OBX field site)
University of North Carolina Institute of Marine Sciences
Associate Professor