Farmed Geoduck Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch

After many years the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch assessment of farmed geoducks is done and the link went live today.  It is a “best choice” – their highest rating! Seafood Watch Fact Sheet

2014 Annual Conference Call for Presentations

The 68th Annual Shellfish Conference & Tradeshow is Sept. 21-24, 2014 in Vancouver, WA.  Abstract titles due May 1st.  2014 Call for Presentations

World Ocean Council Internship Opportunity

About the WOC Intern Program
The WOC Internship Program provides opportunities for early-career professionals and graduate degree students to participate in our growing international, cross-sectoral industry leadership alliance on “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. Click here for full internship description.

China’s ban on some US clams threatens shellfish industry

Al Jazeera America News

China Ban on West Coast Shellfish

Visit the Washington State Department Of Health website for answers about China’s recent ban on West Coast shellfish.

The Future of the Oceans: Acid Test

The world’s seas are becoming more acidic  How much that matters is not yet clear.  Full Article.

BBC News – Clam-gate The epic saga of Ming

The discovery that a clam called Ming reached the age of 507 has made headlines around the world.  Full Article