What the Bay Hinges On Guide

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Shellfish Basics
a. Background Information ......................................................... 1
b. Classification is the KEY......................................................... 8
c. Observations…On the Half Shell............................................ 13
d. What’s Beneath the Shell? ..................................................... 21
2. The Aquatic Environment
a. Background Information ......................................................... 27
b. Water, Water, Everywhere ..................................................... 31
c. What’s my Watershed Address? ............................................ 38
d. Hooray for the Bay!................................................................. 44
e. Who Ate My Lunch? ............................................................... 50
3. Human Interaction
a. Background Information ......................................................... 57
b. Nutrition and Seafood Safety.................................................. 66
c. Besides the Point.................................................................... 71
d. (Shell)fish Out of Water .......................................................... 75
e. Decision Making Skills............................................................ 84
f. What can YOU do?................................................................. 92
4. References and Resources
a. Glossary ................................................................................. 96
b. References ............................................................................. 101
c. Evaluation............................................................................... 108

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