Aquaculture Public Scoping Session - Deep Blue Aquaculture LLC

Date: October 13, 2022

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: Deer Isle Town Office, 70 Church Street

Town: Deer Isle

The Department of Marine Resources has received a draft aquaculture lease application for the following:


Deep Blue Aquaculture LLC

Culture Type

Suspended culture (gear on bottom and/or suspended)




Deer Isle

Waterbody, General Description

West of Hog Island, Eastern Penobscot Bay

Lease Size and Term

  41.2   acres

   20 years

If the scoping session listed above is cancelled, an alternate scoping session will be held on October 20, 2022, at the same time and location.  Notice of a cancellation will be posted on the Department’s website at

What is a scoping session?

A scoping session is a meeting where the applicant explains their tentative proposal to members of the public. It’s an opportunity for members of the public to provide feedback on the proposal, prior to the applicant submitting a final application and an eventual public hearing. This meeting does not determine whether the proposal will be granted.  

How to participate:

You can attend the session or contact the applicant. A copy of the draft lease application, which includes the applicant’s contact information is available on DMR’s website at:

For disability accommodations, contact Melissa Macaluso at: (207) 624-6553 or; or 877-243-2823, TTY 711