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Cultchless (Single-Seed) Oyster Crop Budgets for Virginia: 2013 User Manual

ID

AAEC-40P

Authors as Published

Karen Hudson, Commercial Shellfish Aquaculture Extension Specialist, Virginia Sea Grant Marine Extension Program, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Dan Kauffman, Extension Specialist, Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Virginia Tech; Thomas J. Murray, Director, Virginia Sea Grant Marine Extension Program, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Alexander Solomon, Independent Economic Consultant

    Cover, Cultchless (Single-Seed) Oyster Crop Budgets for Virginia: 2013 User Manual

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There are two aquaculture production methods for oysters in Virginia: intensive culture (off-bottom, containerized) and extensive culture (loose on bottom). Intensive culture is also referred to as “cultchless” production because the oyster seed used is single-seed.

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Virginia Cooperative Extension materials are available for public use, reprint, or citation without further permission, provided the use includes credit to the author and to Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, and Virginia State University.

Publisher

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Date

August 13, 2013