S.C. Sea Grant Consortium

S.C. Sea Grant Publications

A Coherent Approach to Busycon/Busycotypus Fishery Management Along the U.S. Atlantic Seaboard

This report compiles whelk reproduction, growth, and fisheries studies from Massachusetts, Delaware, Virginia, and Georgia to lay the groundwork for a more consistent approach to managing the fishery throughout the U.S. Atlantic coast. The studies were presented at the 16th International Conference on Shellfish Restoration, which was organized by the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium in 2014 in Charleston, S.C. A full transcript of the panel discussion at the conference is included.