Virginia Institute of Marine Science
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.
Oysters -- Virginia -- LaFayette River, Oyster fisheries -- Virginia -- LaFayette River
Haven, D. S., & Kendall, P. C. (1977) A Survey in the Lafayette River for Oysters, Clams and Shell in the Vicinity of the Colley Avenue Bridge in the Lafayette River, Norfolk, Virginia. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. https://doi.org/10.25773/30hf-k175