Calala's Water Haven Incorporated

WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT DOING BUSINESS IN OHIO?

The collaboration that we have with the Department of Natural Resources, Ohio Department of Agriculture, and state universities.

DESCRIPTION OF BUSINESS:

Calala's Water Haven is a family-owned 132-acre farm with 60 ponds that cover 90 acres and 30,000 gallons of recirculating systems as well as flow-through capabilities. We have been doing aquaculture in Ohio for over 50 years. We have the only shrimp nursery in Ohio and most of the surrounding states. We are the largest producer of soft-shell crayfish for bait in this part of the country. We are actively involved in utilizing interns from various colleges and universities around the state. We support the Ohio Aquaculture Association of which Bob Calala is currently the president. Bob also sits on various advisory committees for Ohio Department of Agriculture, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and is a grant reviewer for sustainable agriculture research and education grants.

COMPANY STATISTICS:

Location: 421 State Route 60 South, New London, Ohio 44851, Huron County
Type of Industry: Aquaculture
Products/Services:

Softshell crayfish for bait, large and small mouth bass, freshwater shrimp.

Number of Current Employees: Three, up to 10 seasonally
Year Company Started: 1963
Website: www.CalalaCrayfish.com

*All information was submitted by the company.