Oyster Aquaculture (IMAGE) Virginia Institute of Marine Science Caption Oyster aquaculture is of growing importance in the seafood economy of Chesapeake Bay. Credit © Aileen Devlin/Virginia Sea Grant. Usage Restrictions One-time use only with caption and attribution. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.