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Microcells, Mega-science and Bivalves – Biology, Legislation and Epidemiology of Important Diseases of Shellfish
Shellfish aquaculture in its current form has come a long way from the early days of relaying harvested animals from the sea and from practices extending...
Vanishing Clams on an Iberian Beach: Local Consequences and Global Implications of Accelerating Loss of Shells to Tourism
Multi-decadal increase in shell removal by tourists, a process that may accelerate degradation of natural habitats, was quantified via two series of monthly...
Effect of Ammonium Supplements on the Early Stage Development of Giant Clams
The role of heterotrophic and autotrophic nutrition in the early stages of giant clams is still equivocal. In particular, the significance of these two...
Hard Clam Hatchery and Nursery Production
This factsheet by the Southern Regional Aquaculture Center (SRAC) gives information on hard clam hatchery and nursery production....
The Vietnamese Seafood Sector: A Value Chain Analysis
The Asian region is a major supplier of fish products to the EU market. Over the period 2005-2010 in particular, the aquaculture sector in some Asian countries...
New Steps To Classify Health And Safety Of Shellfish
Steps are being taken in the shellfish industry together with the Food Standards Agency in the UK to improve the classification system for bivalve beds...
Effective Management for Sustainable Shellfish Stocks
The sustainable management of shellfish needs a long-term strategy to apply precautionary approach concepts to shellfish stocks, writes TheFishSite editor...
Test Detects Shellfish Toxins
Scientists at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, have pioneered new technology to test if shellfish are safe to eat. ...





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