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Briefing Date:02/16/2010
Topic:Ecosystem Concepts for Sustainable Bivalve Mariculture

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Ocean Studies Board
Committee on Best Practices for Shellfish Mariculture
and the Effects of Commercial Activities in Drakes Estero, Pt. Reyes National Seashore, California

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Congressional Briefing
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 – 2:00 p.m.
via Conference Call

on

Ecosystem Concepts for Sustainable Bivalve Mariculture

This new report, from the National Academies, identifies best management practices that could be employed to enhance the benefits of shellfish mariculture and minimize negative ecological effects.

This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on February 17, 2010 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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