Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

1-1979

Abstract

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.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.25773/rb56-5q54

Keywords

Shellfish -- Virginia -- Brick Kiln Creek, Oysters -- Virginia -- Brick Kiln Creek, Oyster fisheries -- Virginia -- Brick Kiln Creek

Publication Statement

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

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