Report focuses on economic value of recreational shellfishing

Cover of "Catching Value" report with buckets of clams in on a dockCatching Value: An Economic Assessment of Connecticut’s Recreational Shellfishing Sector, finds that this activity has a more than $1.6 million annual economic impact on the state’s economy.

The 18-page Connecticut Sea Grant report, by Robert Pomeroy, Di Yang and Tessa L. Getchis, bases its assessment on data from 13 shoreline communities with active recreational shellfishing programs.

Download a pdf of the report here.