Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

1948

Series

Manuscript

Abstract

During the summer of 1948 the writer was employed at the Virginia Fisheries Laboratory: for the purpose of assisting with routine work in connection with the oyster population studies as well as to devote some time to investigation of the practicability of utilizing chemical repellents in control of the oyster drills (Urosalpinx and Eupleura) . Initial work was carried on to determine tolerance of the young oyster spat to various chemicals, and usually the optimum conditions were determined before introduction of drills.

Description

Manuscirpt

Keywords

Atlantic oyster drill -- Control

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