Meet the Gear Suppliers

Welcome and Introduction of Vendors 

Overview

This session provides information on manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of off-bottom culture gear. Learn about the various gear types and accessories available to culture oysters.

Meet Your Instructors

BST Oyster Supplies manufacture and supply a complete range of products required for the Adjustable Longline System for culturing oysters.

 

Go Deep Shellfish Aqua manufactures products, including vexar bags and pontoon floats, to aid in farming oysters in rack and bag, floating cage and long line systems.

FlipFarm Systems offer a new, semi-automated oyster growing system designed and operated by oyster growers in New Zealand.

Ketcham Supply is a manufacturer and supplier of wire mesh trays, racks, and cages, along with other products and accessories used in oyster aquaculture.

Outlaw Oyster is the Gulf regional distributor for Go Deep, Ketchum Supply, and Zapco Aquaculture equipment manufacturers.

OysterGro® manufactures floating cage systems designed for a variety of environments, as well as Intermas bags, floats, line kits, anchors, and more.

Oyster Tracker provides a management solution for shellfish growers, wholesalers, distributors, and dealers, enabling organizations to optimize their activities, comply with regulations, and keep up with their inventory.

Rubber and Plastic (R.A.P.) Technologies is builds good quality oyster cages, made from recycled materials, designed according to customer specifications, and built to last.

SEAPA specializes in the design and supply of molded plastic aquaculture products, in particular oyster baskets, attachment systems, and accessories.

 
 

Shell Game Products offers a wide selection of oyster tumblers and sorters built with fully welded aluminum based on growers’ specific needs and budget.

SmartOysters offers a mobile app and web-based dashboard that allows oyster farmers to record stock movements, automatically schedule farm tasks and manage workflow through an intuitive interface.

Tags from several suppliers including Aqua Bag Tags, Nelco Products, and TOP-ME Tags are used for marking and identifying oyster culture lines and gear.

Zapco Aquaculture is a manufacturer of floating mesh bag products and accessories for oyster cultivation. A turnkey system allows farmers to purchase complete kits. is a manufacturer of floating mesh bag products and accessories for oyster cultivation. A turnkey system allows farmers to purchase complete kits.