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Company Information:

Company Name: PEMAQUID MUSSEL FARMS, L.L.C.
City: Damariscotta
State: ME
Zip+4: 04543-4537
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $99,780.00 1
SBIR Phase II $449,000.00 1

Award List:

Development of a modular submersible mussel raft for use in semi-exposed Maine waters subject to drift ice.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Carter R. Newell, President – 207-557-3887
Award Amount: $99,780.00
Abstract:
In this SBIR Phase I project, Pemaquid Mussel Farms (PMF) seeks to determine the feasibility of fabricating a submersible mussel raft that will eliminate problems associated with surface mussel rafts (mussel drop off, wave and ice damage to rafts, lower yields, visual impacts) while improving crop… More

Development of a modular submersible mussel raft for use in semi-exposed Maine waters subject to drift ice

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Carter Newell, President – 207-557-3887
Award Amount: $449,000.00
Abstract:
Despite a 40 year history of aquaculture production of edible marine mussels in the United States, domestic mussel farmers currently capture only about 10% of the fresh mussel market, valued at $40 million and growing. The growth of U.S. mussel raft culture, which is utilized to protect crops from… More