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Sea Grant report synthesizes recent research on New York's clams
Date:4/22/2009

Stony Brook, NY, April 22, 2009 - New York Sea Grant (NYSG) announces the release of The Hard Clam Research Initiative: Factors Controlling Mercenaria mercenaria Populations in South Shore Bays of Long Island, NY, a 43-page technical report that summarizes the key results of five research projects funded through NYSG's Hard Clam Research Initiative which began in 1999. Funding partners included NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, South Shore Estuary Reserve, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and New York Sea Grant. These five projects and several related studies addressed the downward trend in hard clam populations in Long Island's south shore bays, an issue of both environmental and economic interest to the region.

Says Ms. Cornelia Schlenk, Assistant Director of New York Sea Grant who spearheaded the Hard Clam Research Initiative, "The main goal in the preparation of this report was to achieve improved, science-based understanding of the factors controlling hard clam populations in Long Island's south shore estuaries, and thereby contribute towards better management and potential enhancement of a once highly productive regional resource." Research topics included in the report include: the hard clam's reduced reproductive success, changes in the clam's food supply and predators, the effects of brown tide, ecosystem changes in Great South Bay and other Long Island bays, and the effects of harvesting practices as predicted by clam population models. Continues Ms. Schlenk, "Particular emphasis is given in this synthesis report to findings that have direct implications for the management of hard clam populations."

Compiled from publications provided by the project investigators, reports submitted to NYSG, and material presented at an August 2008 workshop sponsored by NYSG at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, the report was prepared by V. Monica Bricelj, Ph.D., of the Institute of Marine and Coa
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Contact: Barbara A. Branca
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Stony Brook University
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