Bioeconomic and Environmental Suitability of Two Asian Oysters for Aquaculture in North Carolina

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:

Funds from this Golden L.E.A.F. grant will be used to collaborate with shell fisherman throughout eastern NC to conduct feasibility trials with 3 non-native oysters to evaluate their biological and economical feasibility for widespread commercial cultivation.

Mr. Scott Blackwood CB 4100, Bynum Hall Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3400 (919) 962-4675
Areas Served:
Jones, Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Onslow, Dare, Pender, Craven, Pamlico, Hyde, Martin, Perquimans, Tyrrell

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