Box 18: York River to Gloucester Point

Location: York River to Gloucester Point
History of location: Large tributary on the western shore of the Chesapeake bay. History of significant spat settlement and market oyster production prior to MSX.
Current status: Low population levels on Baylor and private grounds subject to consistent disease (MSX and Dermo) mortality. Cultch condition on Baylor Grounds is poor. One sentinel site present with occasional data collection at other sites. Data held by VIMS and VMRC.
Recent restoration activity (reefs and other) to date: None within map area. One reef built on a private lease. 
Restoration potential: Limited because of consistent disease risk.
York River to Gloucester Point