NPR Story on Cedar Key Clam Farming

The Cedar Key clam farming industry received widespread attention when National Public Radio (NPR) broadcasted a story entitled Forced To Put Its Nets Away, One Florida Town Clams Up – Literally. Continue reading

UF Present at NSA Annual Meeting

The National Shellfisheries Association (NSA) hosted their 106th annual meeting in Jacksonville, Florida this spring. Eight presentations were given by seven UF research and extension faculty on topics ranging from economics, clam genetics, oyster culture, ponderous arks, to aqueous soils. Continue reading

Florida Shellfish Seed Suppliers List

Twelve Florida hatchery and nursery operations are supplying molluscan shellfish seed to growers this year. Species include hard clams, oysters, sunray venus, and bay scallops. A list of these shellfish seed suppliers can be accessed by going to Suppliers on this website or by viewing below. Contact suppliers for information on species, seed sizes, price, color variation, and availability. This list is provided as a service of the UF IFAS Shellfish Aquaculture Extension Program. We do not sponsor or endorse any of these suppliers over any others. Continue reading