Virginia Institute of Marine Science
The following estimates are based on the premise that the clam operation will be in an area where clam culture techniques will work. This means the seawater available t_o the hatchery is of suitable quality for this operation at least during the period that the clam larvae and juveniles are in that system. The food growing method (Glancy method) has been successfully used from Canada to Florida so should not be a problem.
Clam culture -- Economic aspects -- Virginia
Castagna, M. (1972) Economic potential of clam operation. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. https://scholarworks.wm.edu/reports/2381