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Aquaculture Lease Inventory

Every attempt is made to update the below inventory regularly. If you do not see a lease or license listed or would like additional information please contact:

Marcy L. Nelson

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Summary Information

As of March 28, 2014 there are 3 seaweed leases, totaling 6.92 acres, 74 molluscan shellfish leases, totaling 608 acres, and 26 finfish leases, totaling 665 acres, located in marine and estuarine waters along the Maine coast. In addition, there are currently 148 Limited Purpose Aquaculture Licenses or LPAs, totaling 1.48 acres. LPAs are annual licenses issued for a maximum area of 400 square feet.

Acreage of Aquaculture in Maine Waters by Lease/License Type

For leaseholder contact information or information on lease acreage by location, contact:

Marcy L. Nelson 

Area Maps showing aquaculture lease sites - THE BELOW AREA MAPS ARE CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED. PLEASE REFER TO THE LEASE AND LICENSE LISTS BELOW FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION.

Lease and License Lists - sorted by lease/license holder