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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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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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Diseases, Pests, and Predators of Concern to New England Shellfish Growers

Diseases, Pests, and Predators of Concern to New England Shellfish Growers Walton, W. brochures, 2005 WHOI-H-05-002, 003, and 004 Also available as PDF files by clicking on the topic of interest: diseases, pests, predators If you are a shellfish grower, harvester, or resource manager, you are well aware that diseases, pests, and predators are issues…

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Teacher Workshop: June 5, 2015

Fish ecology in the Atlantic, from the tropics to New England:  How studying fish diets tells about their changing ecosystems   What are the fish we eat eating?   Date: June 2015    Presenter: Dr. Joel Llopiz, WHOI Biology Department   Description: Professional Development workshop for Teachers Grade 6-12   Classroom activities   Fish food webs…

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Edu-test

Virtual Tours Monterey Bay Aquarium: It can be Shark Week every week thanks to live online footage of Monterey Bay’s Habitat exhibit. Oxford University’s History of Science Museum. Oxford, England Museo Galileo Natural History Museum (NHM) in London. San Diego Zoo The San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities,…

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