FA174 Teach Aquaculture Curriculum: Spawning and Rearing Bivalve Molluscs–Spawning

FA174, a 9-page activity by R. Leroy Creswell, Cortney L. Ohs, Craig S. Kasper, Elisa J. Livengood, Amber L. Garr, Brian E. Myers, Carlos V. Martinez, and Frank A. Chapman, is activity 12 of the Teach Aquaculture Curriculum. In this activity for grades 9-12, students will learn methods for spawning bivalve molluscs like clams or oysters using temperature manipulation. Students will use an ocular micrometer to measure the diameter of bivalve eggs and the length of bivalve larvae. Includes student performance standards. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Program in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, May 2010.