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Eric Winston Gant is considered to be one of the world’s foremost authorities on Geoduck Clam Aquaculture. In 1977, Mr. Gant helped to pioneer the wild Geoduck Clam Fishery in British Columbia, Canada, as a Founding Director of the Underwater Harvesters’ Association (UHA). The UHA consists of all the licensed Geoduck Fisherman in B. C. In 1993, he pioneered the development of the Geoduck Clam Culture Industry in BC as the Founding President of FAN Seafoods Ltd. FAN spent approximately $15 Million developing commercially viable geoduck culture technology. In the year 2000, Mr. Gant built his own shellfish hatchery. He has been a guest lecturer at the Vancouver Island University, and the University of British Columbia. He has also made presentations at various conferences in the United States, Canada, Thailand, and China. He is presently developing joint ventures with several First Nations bands as part of their land claim settlement in Canada. Together they will be securing substantial subtidal grow out sites in addition to what Mr. Gant already owns. He is presently looking for international financing for $10 Million. You can contact him at 250-334-9562; or, manateeholdings@gmail.com

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