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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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On July 2 and 3, 1985, a survey was conducted by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) on Drewery-Register (formerly Melzer) leased bottom (48.37 acres) off Newport News Point, Virginia (Figure 1). The study was done at the request of the Virginia Department of Highways and Transportation, Suffolk, Virginia in relation to the construction of I-664, Project 066!!-121-102, RW-201.

The objective of this study was to determine the extent and value of the molluscan resource on the Dewery - Register lease prior to construction activity.



Shellfish -- Virginia -- Hampton Roads (Harbor), Clams -- Virginia -- Hampton Roads (Harbor)



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