Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Marine Resource Special Report
Although oyster setting levels in most Virginia river systems are still far below trose whicb commonly occurred prior to 1960, the 1973 season marked an improvement over the previous year when Tropical Storm Agnes raged througb the Chesapeake Bay region, creating adverse environmental conditions which were largely responsible_ for the_ lowest s},tting levels on record, Data for 1972,
Oyster fisheries--Chesapeake Bay (Va.), Oyster--Monitoring, Oyster fisheries--Virginia, Oysters--Chesapeake Bay (Va.)
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Haven, D. and P. Kendall (1974): Oyster Spatfall on Shellstrings in Virginia Rivers: 1973 Annual Summary. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary. https://doi.org/10.21220/V5P89R