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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Special Reports in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering (SRAMSOE) No. 243 v.2


  • Section 1: The Baylor bottoms in the James River
  • Section 2: The Baylor bottoms in Pocomoke and Tangier Sounds, Pungoteague, Occohannock and Nassawadox Creeks
  • Section 3: The Baylor grounds of the Potomac River tributaries in Virginia (Nomini and lower Machodoc creeks and the Coan and Yeocomico Rivers)
  • Section 4: The Baylor bottoms on the seaside of the Eastern Shore
  • Appendix: Charts of Baylor grounds



Oyster Fisheries, Marine Resources, Virginia


This study was funded as a matching fund grant with funds provided by the National Marine Fisheries Service through the Virginia Marine ·Resources Commission (Contract No. 3-265-R-3).

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James River

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Tangier Sound 1

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Tangier Sound 2

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Pokomoke Sound

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Pokomoke Sound

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Pokomoke Sound

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Pokomoke Sound

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Pokomoke Sound

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Pokomoke Sound

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Pungoteague Creek

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Occahannock Creek

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Nassawadox Creek

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Nomini Bay & Currioman Bay

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Mahodoc Creek

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Yeocomico River

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Coan River

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Eastern Seaside 1

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Eastern Seaside 2

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Eastern Seaside 3

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Eastern Seaside 4

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Eastern Seaside 5

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Eastern Seaside 6

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Eastern Seaside 7

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Eastern Seaside 8

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Eastern Seaside 9

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Eastern Seaside 10

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Eastern Seaside 11

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Eastern Seaside 12

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Eastern Seaside 13



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