[elementor-template id=”6370″]Intro Oyster Culture Workshop_AGENDA-sm

March 10, 2015

A special Clam Industry Workshop, co-hosted by the Florida Atlantic University-Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (FAU-HBOI), University of Florida IFAS, and Florida Sea Grant, was held on March 10 at the HBOI campus in Fort Pierce. A morning and afternoon session provided current information addressing two topics identified by the clam culture industry as critical needs.

Agenda

Morning Session:
Water Quality—From a global overview
to the Indian River Lagoon

Topics and guest speakers included:

Handouts

Presentations

Land/Ocean Biogeochemical Observatories (LOBO) for intensive,
real-time water quality sampling in the Indian River Lagoon

LOBO water quality sampling_presentation PICTURE

The Indian River Lagoon Protection Initiative
IRL protection initiative_presentation PICTURE

Red tides, green tides, and brown tides in the Indian River Lagoon
Red green and brown tides in IRL_presentation PICTURE

Agenda

Hatchery session PICTURE

Afternoon Session:
Bivalve Hatchery Management from Algae to Zygote

Handouts

Presentations

Increased bivalve hatchery and nursery production through improved management

Introduction to Intensive Oyster Aquaculture PICTURE