Shellfish Aquaculture 101 – What you need to know to get started

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

This program will provide an overview of the different facets of shellfish aquaculture along with important information resources.

Topics include:

  • Biology & Ecology of the American Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) and Hard Clam (Mercenaria mercenaria)
  • Site Selection Considerations
  • Seed Selection and Sourcing
  • Culture Systems
  • Husbandry and Operations
  • Harvest, Seafood Safety, and Marketing
  • Business Planning and Finances

Advance registration is requested to insure adequate seating. Please contact Lisa Dory at 302-645-4234 Email: to reserve a seat.

104 Cannon Laboratory, University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment

Hugh R. Sharp Campus, 700 Pilottown Rd, Lewes, DE 19958

For directions to the Hugh R. Sharp campus in Lewes, click here.

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