Cost-benefit model

Project Type: Partnership
Funds awarded in 2019: $29,575.00
Projected End Date: 03/31/2021
Grant Recipient: Manomet, Inc.
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:
This tool will help you estimate the potential production and costs of growing quahog clams in the sediments below a subtidal oyster farm in contained culture. The model uses growth rates, stocking densities, and survivorship of quahogs grown between 2017 and 2020 on the New Meadows River, Long Reach, and Robinhood Cove in southern Maine. This work represents the trial and error of a new technique, and shows a range of outcomes that include failed treatments.
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Jordan Kramer, Winnegance Oyster
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
This product is associated with the project "Expanding Quahog and Oyster Polyculture in Maine"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.