Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

3-1977

Abstract

The purposes of this study are: 1) to survey populations of oysters, Crassostrea virginica, hard clams, Mercenaria mercenaria, soft clams, Mya arenaria, and shell in the immediate vicinity of the Colley Avenue Bridge prior to its widening; 2) to evaluate the present and the possible future opportunity of the area for shellfish culture; and, 3) to estimate the value of the existing stocks of shellfish.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.25773/30hf-k175

Keywords

Oysters -- Virginia -- LaFayette River, Oyster fisheries -- Virginia -- LaFayette River

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