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Main Title Nonnative oysters in the Chesapeake Bay
Publisher National Academies Press,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 54533221
ISBN 0309090520 (book) 0309526965 (PDF)
Subjects Oysters--Habitat--Chesapeake Bay (Md and Va) ; Oysters--Diseases ; Oyster fisheries--Chesapeake Bay (Md and Va)--Management ; Introduced animals--Chesapeake Bay (Md and Va) ; Oyster culture--Chesapeake Bay (Md and Va) ; Restoration ecology--Chesapeake Bay (Md and Va) ; Fishery management--Government policy ; Introduced organisms--Government policy ; Chesapeake Bay (Md and Va)--Environmental conditions
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  QL430.7 O9N66 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 10/15/2004
EJAM  QL430.7.O9N66x 2004 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 04/02/2004
EJBM  QL430.7.O9N66x 2004 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 06/18/2004
EKCM  QL430.7.O9N66 2004 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 10/29/2004
Collation xv, 325 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
"Supported by a contract between the National Academies and the following entities: Contract No. 50-DGNA-1-90024 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Contract No. 50-DGNA-1-90024 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Cooperative Agreement No. 50181-2-J030 from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Grant from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Purchase Order No. D227024-4 from the Virginia Sea Grant, Grant No. NA070Z0136-01 from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Grant No. SA7293808L. SA7528018F from the Maryland Sea Grant, and Purchase Order No. D227024-4 from the Connecticut Sea Grant"--P. {ii.}. Disc contains appendixes D through G from the text. Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-281).
Contents Notes
Executive summary -- Introduction and overview -- Background on introduced species -- Oyster biology -- Social and economic value of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay -- History and current status of restoring native oyster reefs in the Chesapeake Bay -- Oyster aquaculture -- Regulatory framework for managing proposed introductions -- Elements of risk assessment for the introduction of Crassostrea ariakensis in the Chesapeake Bay -- Decision making and recommendations for future research -- References -- Appendixes.