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Developing an Alaskan Oyster: Results of the Molluscan Broodstock Program 1996-2009
General Information
Raymond RaLonde

The goals of the Molluscan Broodstock Program were to improve Pacific and Kumamoto oyster broodstock through selection in order to enhance commercial yields and other desirable traits; establish a broodstock management program for industry for sustainable, long-term improvements in commercial production; and maintain a repository for selected top-performing oyster families.

Sue Keller
Background photo: Kenai Range from Katchemak Bay.
Photo credit: Wonderlane, Seattle, WA.