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- Sinacore, Carolyn, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Aquaculture reports 2018 v.12 pp. 49-55
- clams; diet; egg production; females; gametogenesis; microalgae; phytoplankton; protandry; shellfish culture; spawning; temperature; turbidity; Florida
- ... The reproductive cycle of the sunray venus (SRV) clam, Macrocallista nimbosa, was initially described over 40 years ago and was labeled as a “fall spawner” based on that study. Interest in the SRV clam as an alternative bivalve species for Florida shellfish aquaculture was established a decade ago but due to it’s reputation as an unreliable spawner, production of this clam has stalled. This study ...
- Sinacore, Carolyn, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of shellfish research 2017 v.36 no.2 pp. 403-416
- adults; algae; aquaculture; chlorophyll; clams; diet; females; gametogenesis; germ cells; hatcheries; larvae; males; markets; omega-3 fatty acids; polyunsaturated fatty acids; spawning; spring; temperature; turbidity; Florida
- ... The sunray venus clam has been advanced as an alternative species to hard clams for aquaculture in Florida. Although interest and market potential are high, hatchery operators continue to experience problems with consistent year-round spawns. Gametogenesis in other species has been linked to changes in fatty acid (FA) profiles, which are in turn affected by temperature and diet. Knowledge of speci ...