2009 NSA Conference

2009 NSA Conference AbstractsThe National Shellfisheries Association held its 101st annual conference in Savannah, Georgia. Research and extension faculty contributed presentations about their work pertaining to the Florida shellfish aquaculture industry.


  • Market Acceptance of the Sunray Venus Clam Cultured in Florida
  • Evaluation of Hybrid Hard Clams for Florida Aquaculture: Results of Laboratory Challenges
  • Sensory Characterization Program for Hard Clams
  • Evaluation of the Sunray Venus Clam for Aquaculture in Florida
  • Culture of Hard Clam Hybrids: Hatchery to Field Nursery
  • Evaluation of the Sunray Venus Clam under Field Nursery and Growout Culture Conditions in Florida
  • Creating a “Florida-friendly” Hard Clam through Industry-driven Applied Research Projects