• Oyster Culture Topic

Introduction to Oyster Culture

Intro Oyster Culture Workshop_AGENDA-smTopics introduced in the first set of workshops by the following
speakers included:

  • Introduction to Intensive Oyster Aquaculture
    Leslie Sturmer, UF IFAS Shellfish Aquaculture Extension Program
  • Rules of the Road: Modification of leases to water column usage, navigational marking requirements, other permits, BMPs pertaining to seed sources
    Portia Sapp, DACS Division of Aquaculture
  • Rules of the Road: Oyster harvesting, handling, and processing
    Kim Norgren, DACS Division of Aquaculture
  • Off-bottom Oyster Farming Gear and Methods Developed for the Gulf of Mexico
    William (Bill) Walton, Auburn University Shellfish Laboratory and Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Agenda

Handout

Off-bottom Oyster Farming, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Fisheries and Aquaculture Series, July 2012. Note permitting information on pages 5-6 pertains to Alabama, not Florida.

Presentation

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Introduction to Intensive Oyster Aquaculture

Rules of the Road: Lease modification, permits, and seed BMPs

Rules of the Road: Oyster harvesting, handling, and processing

Off-bottom Oyster Culture Developed for the Gulf of Mexico