Texas Cultivated Oyster Mariculture (TX COM)

Pending TX COM applications List

During the 86th Texas Legislative Session, HB 1300 granted authority to the Parks and Wildlife Commission to develop an off-bottom oyster mariculture program. A key component of this program is to track proposed oyster mariculture sites and seek public comments of the proposed activity. Comments can be made at the public meeting or through email at oyster.mariculture@tpwd.texas.gov.


Applicant Date
Shellfish Harvest area Locality

Public meeting location

Date Time Public comments
ClearWater Oyster Gardens of Texas, LLC 12/24/2022 2.0 TX-29 Aransas Bay System Zoom Meeting 02/22/2023 6:00pm 03/08/2023

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