Aquaculture

Harmful Algae: A Compendium Desk Reference (executive summary)

By Tessa Getchis and Sandra Shumway. This 16-page booklet provides a summary of the key issues and state of the science pertaining to harmful algal blooms as presented in “Harmful Algal Blooms: A Compendium Desk Reference,” to improve management and response. Print copies are available from Connecticut Sea Grant by contacting: andrea.kelly@uconn.edu.

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New England Seaweed Culture Handbook: Nursery Systems

Sarah Redmond, Lindsay Green, Charles Yarish, Jang Kim and Christopher Neefus. 92-page illustrated handbook shows how to culture 4 ecologically and economically important seaweeds native to New England. They are kelp, nori, Gracilaria and Chondrus. UConn and University of New Hampshire research teams give your their expertise. Free. Download here Companion 6-part video series, Seaweed […]

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Enjoying Shellfish Means Keeping Them Cool

A. Concepcion A printable brochure about Vibrio bacteria and how to reduce your risk by handling seafood properly and keeping it chilled. Click here. This brochure may be printed and distributed.

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Sea Squirts as Potential Vectors of Harmful Algal Introductions

Tessa L. Getchis, Maria Rosa, and Sandra E. Shumway This fact sheet is about research that shows connections between sea squirts (ascidian organisms) and harmful algal blooms. In some species, algal cells remain viable after being consumed by biofouling organisms, the invasive sea squirts. 4 pages, color illustrations. Free. Download PDF  

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A Guide to Marine Aquaculture Permitting in Connecticut

T. S. Getchis, Cori M. Rose, David Carey, Shannon Kelly, Kristen Bellantuono and Peter Francis Everything you need to know to successfully navigate the aquaculture permit process in the State of Connecticut, including a permit that you can print and fill out. 140 pages. Free. Download PDF  

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Genetic Approaches for the Culture and Restoration of Bay Scallops

S. Stiles, J. Choromanski, and D. Jeffress This manual addresses techniques and technology for developing genetic lines and genetic strategies to improve culture, stock enhancement, and restoration of the bay scallop.   Illustrated, coil-bound.  80 pp. CTSG-08-16.   ISBN 1-878301-11.  Price: $10.00 includes postage and handling within the USA.  Orders outside the USA require additional postage.  

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Seed Oystering

T. Getchis, L. Williams, and A. May An 8-page introduction to seed oystering, written for Connecticut citizens, including history, ecology, equipment and techniques and information on regulations. Illustration of the oyster life cycle. Revised for 2007 Download PDF

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Decision-Making Factors for Investment in Aquaculture

R. Pomeroy This practical two-page (double-sided) fact sheet contains checklists to help the aquaculture professional evaluate an aquaculture business plan, including management, financial, physical, production, and marketing factors. The evaluation will help in business decision-making. Free. Download PDF

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Developing an Aquaculture Business Plan

R. Pomeroy A good aquaculture business proposal or plan will result in fewer mistakes in the business and exposes thoughts, assumptions, and research findings to reason. A business plan is also needed to secure financing. This 1-page fact sheet will help you develop your plan. Free. Download PDF

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Financing the Aquaculture Operation

R. Pomeroy and T. Getchis Obtaining capital for an aquaculture business can be a formidable task. This one-page fact sheet provides useful tips and resources. Free. Write for paper copy or Download PDF

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Aquaculture Record Keeping

R. Pomeroy This two-page (double-sided) fact sheet can help the aquaculturist keep accurate, detailed and complete records, to make the business most efficient. Such records can help in obtaining financing, doing taxes, and qualifying for government programs. Free. Download PDF

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Manual for Hatchery Culture of the Bay Scallop

J.C. Widman, J. Choromanski, R.A. Robohm, S. Stiles, G.H. Wickfors and A. Calabrese This manual, a collaboration between scientists at the National Marine Fisheries Lab in Milford, CT and Connecticut Sea Grant, describes step by step techniques for hatchery culture of bay scallops. 50 pp. Publication Number CTSG-01-03 with Postage $10.00

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