Box 20: York River - Mattaponi River

Location: York River - Mattaponi River
History of location: Large tributary on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. History of infrequent spat settlement and significant market oyster production (based on seed movement) prior to MSX.
Current status: Low populations 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 from other sites. Data held by VIMS and VMRC.
Recent restoration activity (reefs and other) to date: None. 
Restoration potential: Limited because of consistent disease risk.
York River - Mattaponi River