Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Marine Advisory Program (MAP)
Fishery Resource Grant FRG 2013- 12
Experiments were conducted in hopes of developing techniques whereby an individual, with a minimum of equipment and labor, can utilize eyed larvae to profitably induce strike on appropriate oyster leases. The best-case scenario would be to utilize shell already present on the lease. Adding clean shell produced better results.
Cockrell, A. M. (2014) Direct Setting of Eyed Larvae: In situ spat-on-shell. Fishery Resource Grant FRG 2013- 12. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. https://scholarworks.wm.edu/reports/2183