A Guide for Enhancing Estuarine Molluscan Shellfisheries

MacKenzie, Jr. , Clyde L. (1989) A Guide for Enhancing Estuarine Molluscan Shellfisheries. Marine Fisheries Review, 51(3), pp. 1-47.

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Abstract

In the eastern United States as well as in many countries where most shellfish originate in public beds, shellfishermen, local communities, distributors, and consumers have been dependent on wild stocks for shellfish supplies. Abundance of shellfish is usually much lower than the carrying capacity of the beds and can fluctuate widely among seasons. Thus shellfisheries are built upon a relatively weak foundation: Uncertin supplies, abundance of which is governed by several natural factors.

Item Type: Article
Title: A Guide for Enhancing Estuarine Molluscan Shellfisheries
Personal Creator/Author:
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MacKenzie, Jr. , Clyde L.
Refereed: Yes
Journal or Publication Title: Marine Fisheries Review
Volume: 51
Number: 3
Page Range: pp. 1-47
Date: 1989
ISSN: 0090-1830
Issuing Agency: United States National Marine Fisheries Service
Subjects: Biology
Fisheries
Management
Item ID: 9939
Depositing User: Patti M. Marraro
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2012 13:50
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2012 13:50
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/9939

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