Sunray Venus Clam Resources

Brochures

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Fact Sheets

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DVD Videos

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Reports

A New Species to Diversify the Florida Clam Aquaculture Industry
2009. J. Scarpa, L. Sturmer, C. Adams, L. Creswell, and J. Nuñez. 2006-2008 Final project report, Florida Sea Grant College Program, Gainesville, FL. 23 pp.

Market Assessment of Cultured Sunray Venus Clams
2009. C. Adams. 2006-2008 Final project report, Florida Sea Grant College Program, Gainesville, FL. 16 pp.

Nursery and Growout Culture of the Sunray Venus Clam
2011. L. Sturmer, J. Scarpa, C. Adams, and L. Creswell. 2008-2010 Final project report, Florida Sea Grant College Program, Gainesville, FL. 38 pp.

Eliminating Barriers to the Commercial Production of Sunray Venus Clams
2013. L. Sturmer, J. Scarpa, C. Adams, S. Otwell, T. Osborne, R. Ellis, and L. Creswell. 2010-2012 Final project report, Florida Sea Grant College Program, Gainesville, FL. 29 pp.

Wholesale Market Survey for Sunray Venus Clams
2013. C. Adams and L. Sturmer. 2010-2012 Final project report, Florida Sea Grant College Program, Gainesville, FL. 11 pp.

Evaluation of Alternative Growout and Harvesting Methods for Sunray Venus Clam Culture
2014. L. Sturmer, T. Osborne, W. White, and R. Ellis. 2013-2014 Final project report, FL Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Tallahassee, FL. 90 pp.

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References

The sunray venus clam
No date. Food Fish Facts No. 49, NOAA National Consumer Educational Services Office, Chicago, IL. 1 pp.

Initial observations on a new fishery for the sunray venus clam Macrocallista nimbosa
1968. R.J. Stokes, E.A. Joyce, Jr., and R.M. Ingle. Technical Series No. 56, Florida Board of Conservation, Marine Research Laboratory, St. Petersburg, FL. 27 pp.

A study of the effects of a commercial hydraulic clam dredge on benthic communities in estuarine areas
1971. M.F. Godcharles. Technical Series No. 64, Florida Department of Natural Resources, Marine Research Laboratory, St. Petersburg, FL. 51 pp.

Exploratory fishing for the sunray venus clam Macrocallista nimbosa in northwest Florida
1972. J.J. Jolley, Jr. Technical Series No. 67, Florida Department of Natural Resources, Marine Research Laboratory, St. Petersburg, FL. 42 pp.

The reproductive cycle of the sunray venus clam Macrocallista nimbosa
1976. M. Lynn Haines. Proceedings of the National Shellfisheries Association 66:6-12.