THE EFFECTS OF AN URBANIZED ESTUARY ON THE PHYSIOLOGY AND METAL STORAGE OF THE EASTERN OYSTER, Crassostrea virginica

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Prior to the urbanization of the Hudson River Estuary (HRE), New York City was the center of a flourishing oyster industry. The Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) was found in large reefs and was a significant contributor to the ecological and economic health of the region. However, due to overharvesting, pollution, and declining water quality, this… (More)

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@inproceedings{Polgar2012THEEO, title={THE EFFECTS OF AN URBANIZED ESTUARY ON THE PHYSIOLOGY AND METAL STORAGE OF THE EASTERN OYSTER, Crassostrea virginica}, author={Tibor T. Polgar and Allison S. Mass and William Wallace and Sam Fernald and David J. Yozzo}, year={2012} }