S.C. Sea Grant Consortium

S.C. Sea Grant Publications

Shellfish Mariculture Seed Purchase Process

This resource outlines considerations for purchasing shellfish seed for mariculture operations in South Carolina with a focus on two economically and ecologically valuable bivalves, oysters, and clams. It also identifies requirements for out-of-state purchases and offers guidance for seed purchase and factors to take into account when preparing to stock an operation.