Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

6-1974

Abstract

This is a report of work done by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in accordance with an agreement with NUS Corporation, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. The objective of this study was to determine on public bottoms the magnitude of the oyster and clam resource in the vicinity of the proposed refinery at Pig Point and along the proposed pipeline from Newport News to Pig Point. The area covered in this study was the width of the James and extended from just up-river of Craney Island to Candy Point. Included in this report is a review of production, MSX, and pollution in the Lower James River. A study of three tributary creeks is also included. The study was conducted in May and June of 1974.

This report, in accordance with our agreement with the NUS Corporation, investigated only public bottoms.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.25773/7t65-pt03

Keywords

Shellfish -- Virginia -- Nansemond River

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