Hard Clam Research Initiative

Jellies with an Appetite for Clams More>
Researchers at Stony Brook University are examining the rates at which comb jellies (the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi) feed on the larvae of bivalves in Long Island estuaries. Could these gelatinous predators negatively impact efforts to restore important commercial bivalve species like hard clams?

New Report Synthesizes Hard Clam Research More >
NYSG's recently-released 43-page technical report summarizes the key results of five research projects funded through NYSG's Hard Clam Research Initiative, which began in 1999.

NYSG-funded researchers from the Marine Animal Disease Laboratory at Stony Brook University discuss their extensive QPX monitoring program in Raritan Bay, Peconic Bay and other areas of the marine district to determine the extent and distribution of QPX disease. More >

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