Unexplained Mortalities of Hatchery-reared , Juvenile Oysters , Crassostrea Virginica ( Gmelin )

@inproceedings{Bricelj2007UnexplainedMO,
  title={Unexplained Mortalities of Hatchery-reared , Juvenile Oysters , Crassostrea Virginica ( Gmelin )},
  author={V. Monica Bricelj and Susan E. Ford and Francisco J. Borrero and Frank O. Perkins and Gregg Rivara and Robert E. Hillman and Ralph A. Elston and Jeng Chang},
  year={2007}
}
Survival, growth and pathology of juvenile oysters, Crassostrea virginica, in off-bottom culture at Oyster Bay and Fishers Island, New York, were monitored during the summer of 1991 to document and help explain the episodic mass mortalities of cultured seed oysters that have occurred in the northeastern USA over the past several years. At Oyster Bay, where the more detailed study was conducted, 54 to 75% losses affected several 1991 cohorts at mean shell heights ranging from 15 to 24 mm, within… CONTINUE READING