HAVE A NEED FOR SEED?
HOW DO I ORDER SEED?
Please download a seed order form by pressing the big yellow "Seed Order Form" button. Please fill it out and mail us a paper copy of your seed order form with your deposit check (if you choose to put down a 10% deposit on your seed). Note that you are not obliged to send a deposit, although We prioritize and fulfill seed orders with deposits first, and get to seed orders without deposits only after fulfilling all orders that have a deposit. Please make sure that all of your contact information is correct on the seed order form.
Please send deposits and order forms in a timely manner:
Deposits for Spring Season December 31st.
Deposits for Fall Season are due by July 30th.
Please mail your check and order form to: Seaventure Clam Co.,
5600 US 1 North,
Fort Pierce, FL 34946.
HOW DO I SCHEDULE DELIVERY?
You will be asked on the order form for your preferred delivery date. We will do our best to fulfill near this preferred date, however, there is no guarantee that your seed will be ready on that "exact" date. As this delivery date given on your order form approaches you should be in contact with us at the hatchery. In many cases, we will notify you 2 weeks before your seed will be ready, however, if you do not hear from us and you are ready, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com. We understand the inconsistent nature of weather, and try to work with our seed customers so they are able to take proper care of the clams when they arrive.
HOW DO YOU SHIP THE SEED?
For local Florida customers, we have a weekly delivery route that comes every Tuesday to Cedar Key, Florida. Other Florida Customers that are not on that route will need to pay for UPS shipping.
Out of State:
We ship our seed using UPS overnight shipping service. The clams are wrapped in a drain sleeve or an onion sack depending on the size to hold them all together and we drain them as much as possible to get rid of excess moisture. We carefully pack the seed in a cooler so that it does not come into contact with the gel packs which are on the bottom of the insulated shipping container. Shipping costs are passed along to the customer, however, Seaventure Clam Co. will pay for the pathology report if required by the state we are shipping to.
WHICH STATES ARE WE PERMITTED TO SHIP TO?
Seaventure Clam Co. is permitted to ship Mercenaria mercenaria hard clams to the following states which we do business with:
DO I NEED A PATHOLOGY REPORT?
If you are ordering seed from outside of the state of Florida it is required to have proof of health on the animals. Seaventure Clam Co. will run a pathology report on its animals before shipping to ensure we are complying with state importation laws. Seaventure Clam Co. will take on the costs associated with running a pathology report and we use our contacts at Harbor Branch to do the testing.
Hard Clam Seed
We use 100% Florida broodstock to produce the highest quality Mercenaria mercenaria clam seed. Our hatchery seed ranges from sizes 1mm to 2mm. Our 1mm seed sits on a 1mm sieve.
Mercenaria mercenaria Nursery Seed
We use 100% Florida broodstock to produce the highest quality mercenaria mercenaria clam seed. Our nursery seed is 4mm in size.
Eastern Oyster Seed