Shellfish and the gear used to grow them provide numerous ecosystem services.

Promoting the shellfish farming industry for a greener South Carolina.

The SC Shellfish Growers Association is a member driven organization of clam and oyster growers and harvesters. Its purpose is to represent the needs of the shellfish industry in South Carolina, specifically to:

  • Promote public appreciation and consumption of clams and oysters
  • Develop marketing expertise
  • Keep a constructive dialogue with regulatory agencies 
  • Represent the particular interests of shellfish growers
  • Encourage communication among our members to share technology and management ideas

South Carolina Shellfish Growers Association

Passionate about shellfish.

​Useful links and industry updates available here.

Learn about the techniques used to grow clams & oysters in South Carolina.