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Tap Pryor

Tap Pryor, an aquaculturist through Maine Shellfish Developers from Brunswick, ME, is currently attempting to grow oysters more efficiently and sustainably by growing them onshore. He speaks about his experience being on the original commission that founded the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), how NOAA was named, and his work growing oysters on land first in Hawaii and now in Brunswick.





Natalie Springuel

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Natalie Springuel

Suggested citation: Pryor, Tap Oral History Interview, March 1, 2018, by Galen Koch, Page #, Maine Sound & Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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