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Number: 119/234
Name: Animal husbandry > Aquatic animal culturing > Mollusk culturing
Description: Subject matter relating to the propagation and care of oyster, clam, or other aquatic animals with a soft unsegmented body enclosed in a calcareous shell.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
119/242 Feeding method 13
119/239 Flotation type 23
119/238 Offshore habitat 37
119/244 Pearl production 7
119/243 Purification 8
119/235 Reclaiming oyster ground 1
119/236 Spawning, hatching, and larval development 23

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8544415 Breeding method for orange-adductor-muscle scallop Oct. 1, 2013
8342130 Apparatus for the cultivation of shellfish Jan. 1, 2013
8312843 Artificial material conducive to attract and grow oysters, mollusks or other productive and/or stabilizing organisms Nov. 20, 2012
8267046 Production of bivalve tetraploid mollusks from diploid parents Sep. 18, 2012
8252561 Production of biofuel using molluscan pseudofeces derived from algal cells Aug. 28, 2012
RE42259 Biologically-dominated artificial reef Mar. 29, 2011
7587991 Support device for the cultivation of macro organisms in marine waters Sep. 15, 2009
7552700 Method of tagging a shellfish and a detectable shellfish produced by such a method Jun. 30, 2009
7415136 Optical method and system for rapid identification of multiple refractive index materials using multiscale texture and color invariants Aug. 19, 2008
7381706 Gonadotropin-releasing hormone, precursor peptides thereof and genes encoding the same Jun. 3, 2008
7341021 Submersible farm Mar. 11, 2008
7320293 Method for cultivating novel species of Haliotis discus hannai Ino with tangerine color shell Jan. 22, 2008
7144196 Biologically-dominated artificial reef Dec. 5, 2006
7114461 Method for raising aquatic animals Oct. 3, 2006
6953006 System and method for clam farming Oct. 11, 2005
6725804 System and method for clam farming Apr. 27, 2004
6644243 System and method for clam farming Nov. 11, 2003
6584935 Process for culturing crabs in recirculating marine aquaculture systems Jul. 1, 2003
6578523 Mussel cultivation device Jun. 17, 2003
6539894 Aquaculture farm system and method Apr. 1, 2003
6327996 Biosecure zero-exchange system for maturation and growout of marine animals Dec. 11, 2001
6305323 Apparatus and a method and system of rearing abalone Oct. 23, 2001
6230646 Deep ocean, mid-water farming apparatus May. 15, 2001
6223689 Nelson trawlers aquaculture unit May. 1, 2001
5967084 Apparatus for controlling movements of mollusca and the like Oct. 19, 1999
5906175 Controlled asexual propagation of certain marine invertebrates by means of segmental transplantation May. 25, 1999
5836266 Apparatus for connecting shellfish to culture rope Nov. 17, 1998
5824841 Tetraploid shellfish Oct. 20, 1998
5692455 Fluidized bed production of oysters and other filter feeding bivalve mollusks using shrimp pond water Dec. 2, 1997
5675061 Isolation and characterization of an actin gene from abalone Oct. 7, 1997
5628904 Process for treatment of wastewater utilizing zebra mussels (dreissena polymorpha) May. 13, 1997
5520810 Water filtering using zebra mussels May. 28, 1996
5377624 Abalone farming system Jan. 3, 1995
5193482 Method of keeping captive Zebra mussels alive Mar. 16, 1993
5165361 Method for treating and preserving bivalve molluscs in the live state and a packing for carrying out said method Nov. 24, 1992
5152637 Device for eliminating marine life from water intake covers Oct. 6, 1992
5076208 Ultrasound-mediated administration of compounds into aquatic animals Dec. 31, 1991
5040487 Method for controlling Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) Aug. 20, 1991
4279218 Cultivation of marine and aquatic species Jul. 21, 1981
4257351 Bivalve production flume Mar. 24, 1981
4133294 Process for marking molluscs Jan. 9, 1979
4116164 Method of fish farming Sep. 26, 1978

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