Box 21: Poquoson River

Location: Poquoson River 
History of location: Small tributary on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. History of regular spat settlement of modest intensity and significant market 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. Some occasional data collection. Data held by VMRC.
Recent restoration activity (reefs and other) to date: None. 
Restoration potential: Limited because of consistent disease risk.
Poquoson River