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FL – Shellfish

Florida hard clam farming industry a unique success story

Unlike the ornamental industry, shellfish aquaculture is a relatively new pursuit in Florida.

Yet, in just over three decades, hard clams (Mercenaria mercenaria) represent the single, most important aquacultured food item produced by Florida’s aquatic growers.

Read the rest and much, much more in Issue 5, 2013 of Fish Farming News.  Download access instructions so that you can read the online flipbook AND download a pdf copy for future reference.

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