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Aquaculture spans pond to plate in R.I.

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Perry Raso stands waist-deep in the gray-green waters of Potter Pond. The sky is spitting rain, but Raso barely notices as he pulls a plastic mesh bag from the pond’s sandy bed and extracts a handful of quarter-sized oysters.

“Oysters are like wine. They take on the flavor and texture of where they are grown,” he said.

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