Oyster Culture Workshop


May 4-5, 2022

The UF/IFAS Shellfish Extension Program collaborates with multiple partners and funding sources to conduct applied projects addressing the needs of the oyster culture industry. This workshop provides:

Agenda and Presentations (pdf)

Topics and guest speakers included:

Updates and Results of Projects conducted in 2020-21:

Introduction to New Projects to be conducted in 2022-23:


Addressing Unexplainable Oyster Mortalities & Comparison of Florida and Louisiana Triploid Stocks

Identifying High-value Market Opportunities for Farmed Oysters

Gulf of Mexico Oyster Genetics and Breeding Research: SALT (Selection of Aquaculture Lines with improved Traits) Project

Co-Culture of Oysters with Sea Urchins Using Hatchery-produced Juveniles

Quantifying Ecosystem Benefits of Shellfish Aquaculture and Assessing Potential of a Nutrient Trading Credits Program

Big Bend Shellfish Trail expands to Wakulla County