Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Marine Resource Advisory No. 30
Early November's abnormally high rainfall and subsequent large freshwater flow into oyster-producing areas, particularly the James River seed beds, have caused great concern within the oyster industry. While the Institute cannot alter the physical situation, we can monitor the effects of this event and alert the oyster industry to our findings.
Oyster, Fisheries, Commercial, United States
Virginia Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program. (1985) VIMS Monitors Effects of Flood Waters on James River Seed Oysters. Marine Resource Advisory No. 30. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.21220/m2-awfa-jt45