Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

R/ODR-21

Characterizing the performance of the Suminoe Oyster, Crassostrea ariakensis, in Maryland waters

Principal Investigator: 

Kennedy T. Paynter, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2006

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Biology

Co-Principal investigator: 

Donald Meritt, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Standish K. Allen, Virginia Institute Of Marine Studies

Topic(s): 

Description: 

Compare the growth, disease acquisition, mortality and potential reef structure creation of sterile triploid Crassostrea ariakensis and sterile tripoid C. virginica at four sites in the Chesapeake Bay.

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