THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Ocean Studies Board
Committee on Best Practices for Shellfish Mariculture
and the Effects of Commercial Activities in Drakes Estero, Pt. Reyes National Seashore, California
Ecosystem Concepts for Sustainable Bivalve Mariculture
This new report, from the National Academies, identifies best management practices that could be employed to enhance the benefits of shellfish mariculture and minimize negative ecological effects.
This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on February 17, 2010 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.