Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

1955

Series

Special report in applied marine science and ocean engineering ; no. 1.

Abstract

Contains:

  • Memorandum on the future of oyster planting in the upper Rappahannock
  • Mortality of oysters in the Rappahannock River
  • Physical data, oxygen conditions on the Rappahannock River, James River, York River in August and September 1955.
  • Salinities, Gloucester Point
  • Tests for Dermocystidiium marinum

Description

[Memorandum] to members of the Study Committee on the Mortality of Oysters in the Rappahannock River. -- Memorandum on the future of oyster planting in the upper Rappahannock River. -- Extracts and notes on mortalities from the Reports of the Virginia Commission of Fisheries. -- The sudden mortality of oysters in the Rappahannock River, Virginia, in the summer of 1949. -- Distribution of oyster mortality in the Rappahannock River, September 10-13, 1955, J.L. McHugh. -- Memorandum on fresh-water kills. -- Notes on survey of Rappahannock and Corrotoman Rivers, 23 September 1955. -- Memorandum to Oyster Mortality Study Committee. -- Memorandum on Mackin's manuscript, entitled "Oxygen and hydrogen sulphide."

DOI

https://doi.org/10.21220/V5NQ8J

Keywords

Oysters -- Mortality -- Virginia -- Rappahannock River; Hurricanes -- Environmental aspects -- Virginia