Rutgers University Team Finds Species of Oysters, Clams Can be Farmed Side-by-Side
A recent study out of Rutgers University showed that Eastern oysters and three species of clams can be farmed alongside each other and perform well, which is good news for shellfish farmers.
Rutgers noted that most bivalve farms in the United States grow crops as monocultures, however growing multiple species could help boost the pockets of American shellfish growers, according to the study appearing in the journal Marine Ecology Progress Series.
"Farming multiple species together can sustain the economic viability of farm operations and increase profitability..."
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