Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

1962

Abstract

During the winter of 1960-61 exceptional mortalities o ccur red among certain oysters on the Virginia Seaside. These mortalities were greatest among James River oysters held intertidally and South Carolina imports placed below low tide l eve l. Intertidal native oysters suffered small mortalities but among subtidal native or James River oysters only the ve ry oldest , with extensive dis ease histories, showed any winter mortality. (...)

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