Chesapeake Bay Oyster Population Estimation (CBOPE)
Basin Estimates

For convenience and ease of data presentation, Chesapeake Bay tributaries within each state were assigned to basins. Basins correspond approximately with watersheds. Within a basin, oyster population data were combined to provide basin wide estimates of total oyster numbers and oyster population biomass.

Document last modified 08.31.2003

A collaboration between:
Maryland Department of Natural Resources Sarbanes Cooperative Oxford Laboratory
University of Maryland Marine Estuarine and Environmental Studies Program
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Department of Fisheries Science Molluscan Ecology Program
Virginia Marine Resources Commission Conservation and Replenishment Division

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