Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Sampling of the shellfish resource in the lower part of Brick Kiln (or Wythe) Creek was conducted by personnel of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science during August, October and November of 1978. Live oysters.were found in several places from the bridge downstream t9 the mouth. Observations indicate that the oyster beds here have average growth and normal rates of survival; recruitment is occurring. No other species of commercially valuable shellfish was found.
Shellfish -- Virginia -- Brick Kiln Creek, Oysters -- Virginia -- Brick Kiln Creek, Oyster fisheries -- Virginia -- Brick Kiln Creek
Conducted for the Virginia Dept. of Highways and Transportation, Projects 0172-114-101, RW-201 & 0172-147-103, RW-201, cities of Hampton and Poquoson
Haven, D. S., & Kendall, P. C. (1979) A study of the shellfish resource in Brick Kiln Creek, below Route 172, before construction. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. https://doi.org/10.25773/rb56-5q54