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New Oyster Growers Manual from Alaska Sea Grant


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295 pages

Free PDF download

This how-to publication is for new and experienced farmers. It covers oyster biology, recommended culture techniques, business planning assistance, and guidance for permits and leases. Farmers will also learn about best management practices for cooperatives, site selection, designing site structures, health concerns, processing and marketing, and shipping.

The information in the manual is based on surveys of all active growers in Alaska, particularly about successful husbandry methods. Primary authors are Ray RaLonde, University of Alaska Fairbanks professor and aquaculture specialist, and Rodger Painter, shellfish grower and aquaculture researcher/consultant.

Download your copy online today.


Alaska Sea Grant — Helping to ensure the vitality of Alaska's marine resources and communities through research, education, and extension.

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