Suffolk County's hard clam industry : an overview and an analysis of management alternatives : a report of a study

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Issue Date
1985-12-23
Authors
Marine Sciences Research Center
Schubel, J. R.
Buckner, Stuart
Carter, Harry H.
Colvin, Gordon
Davies, DeWitt
Feustal, Kenneth
Kassner, Jeffrey
Koppelman, Lee E.
Malouf, Robert E. (R. E.)
Publisher
Marine Sciences Research Center, Stony Brook University
Keywords
Marine Sciences. , Atmospheric Sciences. , Clam fisheries -- New York (State) -- Suffolk County -- History. , Clam fisheries -- New York (State) -- Suffolk County -- Management. , Coastal Ocean Science and Management Alternatives (COSMA) Program. , New York (State) -- Islip (Town) , New York (State) -- Babylon (Town) , Lafayette College, Pennsylvania , New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. , National Sea Grant Program -- New York Sea Grant Institute. , New York (State) -- Brookhaven (Town) , Long Island Regional Planning Board. , Rutgers University, New Jersey , Suffolk County Planning Commission. , William H. Donner Foundation. , Blue Points Company. , New York (State) -- Huntington (Town) , Shelter Island Oyster Company. , The Huntington Historical Society. , Huntington Public Library. , Suffolk County Health Department. , Long Island Oyster Company. , Long Island State Park and Recreation Commission. , Mariculture.
Abstract
from the table of contents, "major findings. . .history and current status of the hard clam fisheries in Suffolk county; a selection of management alternatives for individual water bodies; information priorities; the hard clam fishery; histories of Suffolk county's hard clam fisheries; the history of the hard clam fishery of Moriches Bay and Shinnecock Bay; history of the Peconics and north shore hard clam fisheries; the recreational hard clam fishery in Suffolk county; hard clam management in New York - a historical overview; Suffolk county's changing coastal environment; salinity and Great South Bay; effects of dredging activities on hard clams; management alternatives; seed planting; spawner sanctuaries; predator control as a means of improving hard clam production; selected closure of harvest grounds; limited entry and harvest quotas as tools for managing Suffolk county's hard clam fishery; the economics of management alternatives for the hard clam in Great South Bay, New York - executive summary; private mariculture; law enforcement aspects of hard clam management; the hard clam relay: New Jersey's program and the outlook for Suffolk county; the economics of management alternatives for the hard clam in Great South Bay, New York. . .”
Description
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references.
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