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Clams and oysters in Charlotte County and vicinity.

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Date Issued:
1962
Abstract/Description:
Field investigations made in June of 1962 in association with the Florida Conservation Patrol to survey three species of bivalve mollusks that have commercial significance in Charlotte County and the vicinity. The species studied were the Quahog hardshell clam, Mercenaria campechiensis, the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, and the Rangia marsh clam, Rangia cuneata. The study is aimed at preserving the viability of commercial clam and oyster harvesting in the area in the face of increasing urbanization.
Title: Clams and oysters in Charlotte County and vicinity.
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Name(s): Woodburn, Kenneth D.
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1962
Publisher: Florida Board of Conservation, Division of Salt Water Fisheries
Place of Publication: St. Petersburg, Fla.
Physical Form: electronic
Extent: 29 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.
Language(s): eng
Abstract/Description: Field investigations made in June of 1962 in association with the Florida Conservation Patrol to survey three species of bivalve mollusks that have commercial significance in Charlotte County and the vicinity. The species studied were the Quahog hardshell clam, Mercenaria campechiensis, the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, and the Rangia marsh clam, Rangia cuneata. The study is aimed at preserving the viability of commercial clam and oyster harvesting in the area in the face of increasing urbanization.
Identifier: AAA7725 QF, GC20000001 (IID), 173890 (digitool), fgcu:23052 (fedora)
Note(s): by Kenneth D. Woodburn.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2003. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically reproduced by Florida Gulf Coast University from a report held in the FGCU Library, Fort Myers.
Subject(s): Shellfish fisheries -- Florida -- Charlotte County
Clam fisheries -- Florida -- Charlotte County
Oyster culture -- Florida -- Charlotte County
Charlotte Harbor Information Resource Center documents
Southwest Florida environmental documents collection
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Host Institution: FGCU
Other Format:
(OCoLC)08630061
Is Part of Series: FSBCML ; no. 62-12.
Florida. Marine Laboratory.