Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Special Papers in Marine Science; No. 4.
As an aid in understanding the complexity of Virginia's oyster industry and its problems, a general review of the catastrophic decline in Virginia landings follows.
Table of Contents:
Chapter I. Oyster Culture in Virginia - Past and Present
Chapter II. Extent and Characteristics of Oyster-Growing Grounds--Public and Private
Chapter III. Oyster Production in Virginia--Past and Present
Chapter IV. The Condition of the Public Oyster Rocks in Virginia
Chapter V. Economic Conditions of the Virginia Oyster Industry
Chapter VI. Repletion
Chapter VII. Methods of Management of Virginia's Oyster Resources
Chapter VIII. Yield of Oysters
Chapter IX. Predators and Diseases
Chapter X. Bacterial and Industrial Pollution and the Oyster Industry
Chapter XI. Production, Harvesting and Processing
Chapter XII. Summary of Laws in Atlantic and Gulf States Related to Oyster Management
Chapter XIII. Summary and Recommendations
Oyster fisheries -- Virginia; Oyster culture -- Virginia
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Haven, D. S., Hargis, W. J., & Kendall, P. C. (1978) The oyster industry of Virginia : its status, problems, and promise : a comprehensive study of the oyster industry in Virginia. Special Papers in Marine Science; No. 4.. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary. http://doi.org/10.21220/V5C88K