Shellfish are invertebrate membes of the phylum Mollusca, with a soft body and usually a hard shell. They include oysters, mussels, clams, scallops, cuttlefish, squid and octopuses. This category is for sites concerned with the science and cultivation of shellfish.

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Abalone
Highly valued but slow-growing molluscs. Information on their habitat, general biology, the hatchery phase, the nursery phase, grow out systems, ocean-based systems, health status and aquaculture potential in Australia.
Crassostrea gigas: Pacific Cupped Oyster
Information from the FAO on the culture of this species, its biology, habitat, the production cycle, production systems, diseases and their control, production statistics, markets and trade.
Crassostrea virginica: American Cupped Oyster
Factsheet from the FAO on the culture of this species, its biology, habitat, the production cycle, production systems, diseases and their control, production statistics, markets and trade.
Introduction to Infectious Diseases in Hard Clams
Outlines the gross signs of disease, the pathogens likely to be present and their significance in the areas of Florida where this study took place.
Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group
Aquaculture techniques for the hatchery and field production of commercially important bivalve shellfish including spawning, phytoplankton, larval, and seed production. Descriptions of culture methods including solar hatchery and tidal-powered nurseries.
Mercenaria mercenaria: Hard Clam
Information from the FAO on this species, its biology, habitat, the production cycle, production systems, diseases and their control, production statistics, markets and trade.
Mytilus edulis: Blue Mussel
Information from the FAO on the culture of this species, its biology, habitat, the production cycle, production systems, diseases, production statistics, markets and trade.
National Shellfisheries Association
An international organization of scientists, administrators and members of industry, sharing an interest in the biology, ecology, production, economics and management of shellfish species of commercial importance.
Ostrea edulis: European Oyster
Information from the FAO on this shellfish, its biology, habitat, the production cycle, production systems, diseases and their control, production statistics, markets and trade.
Patinopecten yessoensis: Yesso Scallop
Factsheet from the FAO on the culture of this species, its biology, habitat, the production cycle, production systems, diseases and their control, production statistics, markets and trade.
The Role of Water Temperature in Hard Clam Aquaculture
Information on how water temperature affects the physiology of hard clams, the signs of temperature stress and the development of appropriate management strategies.
What’s in the Clam Bag?
Assistance from the Florida Extension Service in identifying the marine organisms that may share the clams’ bag and deciding on any necessary action.
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June 2, 2015 at 11:58:54 UTC
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