University of Maryland Center for Environmental ScienceHorn Point Oyster Hatchery

Various species of algae may be purchased through the oyster hatchery . During the production season four species of algae may be readily available including, Isochrysis sp., Chaetoceros calcitrans, Chaetoceros muelleri, and Tetraselmis chui. Additional species may be kept in small quantities. For information on availability and pricing please contact Stephanie Alexander at (410)221-8310 or, or Lisa Guy at (410)221-8355 or

We cannot guarantee availability of specific densities at any given time. Prices may vary with specific requests.