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Oyster Reef Broodstock Enhancement In The Great Wicomico River, Virginia

@inproceedings{Southworth1998OysterRB,
  title={Oyster Reef Broodstock Enhancement In The Great Wicomico River, Virginia},
  author={Melissa Southworth and Roger Mann},
  year={1998}
}
  • Melissa Southworth, Roger Mann
  • Published 1998
  • Biology
  • Natural oyster populations in the Chesapeake Bay have become severely depleted in recent years due to a combination of overfishing, declining water quality, and diseases. Replenishment programs in the form of artificial reefs are currently in effect throughout most of the Chesapeake bay region. Shell Bar reef built in the Great Wicomico River, Virginia in 1996 was supplemented with reproductively active broodstock oysters from Tangier and Pocomoke Sounds. The Great Wicomico River was… CONTINUE READING

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