Contacting NSA

The National Shellfisheries Association is a not-for-profit 501c3 corporation registered in the state of Maryland. The objectives and the purposes of the Association are:

  • To encourage research on molluscs, crustaceans, and associated organisms with emphasis on species of economic importance known as “shellfish”
  • To gather and disseminate scientific and technical information on shellfish
  • To promote and advance shellfisheries research and the application of results to the shellfish industry
  • To hold annual meetings for presentation, exchange, and discussion of information on scientific and professional aspects of shellfish research and management

Membership is open to all individuals who actively support the objectives and purposes of the Association.

Contact Information:

Complete contact information for Officers, the Editor of JSR, the Editor of the Quarterly Newsletter as well as various committee chairs can be obtained at this link:

Officers and Committee Chairs

General questions or requests for information including membership questions and payment information, should be sent to the Secretariat:

[email protected]

Questions or problems with the website should be sent to

[email protected]

We will do our best to respond within 24 hours.