Eastern Oyster

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Bill Balboa is a coastal fisheries biologist, based in the Brazoria, Texas area, who has worked at Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas AgriLife - Sea Grant Texas, and at the Matagorda Bay Foundation. Here he comments on the profitability and exclusivity of privately built and leased oyster reefs, such as some in Galveston Bay, vs. the competition and damage seen in smaller, more heavily harvested, open-access bays further south on the coast.

Date RecordedDecember 20, 2021
InterviewerDavid Todd
IntervieweeBill Balboa
LocationBrazoria, Texas
Time Code01:01:43