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Focal Points – Shellfish Aquaculture in Massachusetts

Focal Points – Shellfish Aquaculture in Massachusetts September 2000 – Shellfish aquaculture in Massachusetts is thriving! Though centuries old, the practice of farming shellfish is a fairly recent undertaking in the United States—within the last 150 years.

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Bulletin: Clam Tents: A New Approach to Soft-Shell Clam Culture and Management

Bulletin: Clam Tents: A New Approach to Soft-Shell Clam Culture and Management Soft-shell clams, Mya arenaria, are an enigma to scientists, managers, and shellfish harvesters in southeastern Massachusetts and throughout the bivalve’s range. One year, clams may settle in very dense concentrations, while, the following year, there may be no soft-shell clam recruitment at the…

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On the Selection of Aquaculture Species: A Case Study of Marine Molluscs

On the Selection of Aquaculture Species: A Case Study of Marine Molluscs Mann, R. Aquaculture, Vol. 39, pp. 345-353, 1984 WHOI-R-84-004 An overview of marine mollusc culture in the Pacific Ocean reveals a rich variety of species in culture, physical environments where culture is effected, and technological, social, and economic backgrounds of participating individuals. Despite…

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