Nation Shellfisheries Association, 94th Annual Meeting (NSA-2002)

Venue: Hilton Mystic

Location: Mystic, Connecticut,

Event Date/Time: Apr 14, 2002 End Date/Time: Apr 18, 2002
Early Registration Date: Feb 15, 2002
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 17, 2001
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Founded in 1908, The National Shellfisheries
Association (NSA) is an organization of scientists,
government officials, and members of industry,
all concerned with the biology, ecology,
production, economics and management of
shellfish resources (clams, oysters, mussels,
scallops, snails, shrimp, lobsters, crabs,
among many other species of commercial

NSA 2002 promises to be an exciting meeting
for all those interested in shellfish resources.
A number of special sessions have been
organized (see below) that will allow informational
exchange on critical issues concerning shellfisheries.
In addition, there will be sessions organized from
contributed papers that will sure to be of interest
to a wide audience. The meeting will open with
a President's Reception at the Mystic Aquarium
and Institute for Exploration.

NSA-2002 Special Sessions
1) Freshwater mussel ecology

2) Lobster biology and fisheries

3) Blue mussel biology and culture

4) Environmental impacts of shellfish aquaculture

5) Perkinsus

6) Harmful algal blooms

7) Scallop biology and culture

8) Sea Urchin biology and culture

9) Offshore fisheries

10) Bivalve habitat suitability and role of bivalves in the ecosystem

11) Diseases of Crustacea

12) Shellfish pathology workshop


20 Coogan Blvd.

Additional Information

For additional information and registration cost visit the National Shellfisheries Associaiton web page at