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Farm Aquaculture Resource Management (FARM)

This model estimates production of cultivated shellfish such as mussels and oysters in estuaries and coastal systems. FARM is designed for industry or for permitting purposes, in order to determine the appropriate shellfish density for optimal carrying capacity.

 Aquaculture application: FARM allows users to properly plan for optimal shellfish carrying capacity during the farm design process.

Requirements: Technical training and purchase of FARM Software

Contributing Partners: FARM

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