2011 Clam Workshop

2011 Clam WorkshopAgenda

  • Focus on the Potential of Sunray Venus Culture and Marketability:
    • Seed Production and Broodstock Development
    • Nursery and Growout Field Trials
    • Consumer Acceptance and Wholesale Market Attributes
    • Sensory, Nutritional and Shelf Life Profiles
    • Discussion of What We Know and Do Not Know
  • Clam Stock Improvement through Hybridization and Backcrossing
  • Selection for Heat Tolerance in Clams using Biomarkers
  • Soil Properties on Clam Leases under Varying Efforts and Harvesting
  • Decision Support Tools for Clam Growers
  • Growout Evaluation of the Bay Scallop

Summary of Presentations

Presentations

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Sunray Venus Clam Seed Production and Broodstock
Development for Florida Culturists

Sunray Venus Clam Culture: Results of Land-based Nursery,
Field Nursery, and Growout Trials in Florida

Sunray Venus Clams: Sensory Profiles, Shelf-life and Nutritional Attributes

Hard Clam Stock Improvement Through Hybridization and Backcrossing

Selection for Heat Tolerance in Clams Using Biomarkers

Examining Relationships Between Hard Clam Farming Activities
and Subaqueous Soil Properties

Decision-Support Tools for Florida Clam Farmers