Chesapeake Bay Oyster Population Estimation (CBOPE)
Sentinel Site Estimates

Sentinel sites have been established in tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay to facilitate monitoring of oyster populations at specific locations over time. The term sentinel site is used to describe a monitoring station for which long-term monitoring data are available.

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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