Chesapeake Bay Oyster Population Estimation (CBOPE)



Use the information provided here at your own risk. The information in the Chesapeake Bay Oyster Population Estimation website is provided by a variety of agencies and institutions in Maryland and Virginia. The site is kept accurate and up-to-date to the best of our abilities. If you see something on a CBOPE document that should be corrected or updated, please send mail to the address given below. Be sure to include the full URL in your message and include "Attn: CBOPE Webmaster" in the subject line.

Unless otherwise noted, the information on the local Web site does not represent official statements or views of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, School of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, its faculty, or its staff.

Dr. Juliana Harding, the CBOPE webmaster, ( is the contact person for requests to use information, graphics or text found in these pages. Dr. Harding will relay your request to the appropriate agency or institutional contact.


Document last modified: 09.02.2003

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

This web site is maintained at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science