Minorities in Aquaculture

Minorities in Aquaculture

Imani Black enjoys spending her days on the water and sharing her love of the industry.

CAMBRIDGE — Imani Black, a graduate student at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, spoke to members of the Rotary Club of Cambridge about a lifelong interest in the aquaculture industry, which has led to her research in the historical minority engagement in commercial fisheries.

Ever since she was a young girl, Black said she has had a passion for restoration and conservation specifically the rapidly growing shellfish aquaculture industry. Upon graduating from Virginia Institute of Marine Science, she began working at various oyster farms, nurseries and hatcheries in Virginia and Maryland.

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