Document Type



Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date



Marine Resource Report No. 2008-9



Shellfish, Aquaculture, Economy, Management

Publication Statement

This Environmental Code of Practices for the Virginia Shellfish Culture Industry has been endorsed by the following: - Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), - VDACS governor-appointed Aquaculture Advisory Board, - Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Aquaculture Advisory Committee.


This project was funded by the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program at the Department of Environmental Quality through Grant #NA06NOS4190241 of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, under the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA, or any of its subagencies.



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