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Virginia Institute of Marine Science
The effects of Tropical Storm Agnes on the Chesapeake Bay Estuarine System
Chesapeake Research Consortium
Chesapeake Research Consortium publication ; no. 54
Surveillance of shipworm infestation at Gloucester Point, Va., began in 1958. Borer attack by Bankia gouldi occurred in July to early October each year until the passage of Agnes greatly reduced setting. Populations returned to near normal in 1975. Salinity was shown to vary with watershed rainfall.
Wass, Marvin L., "Effect of Tropical Storm Agnes on setting of shipworms at Gloucester Point, Virginia" (1976). VIMS Books and Book Chapters. 79.