Program Info

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Region(s)
NW, NE
Summary
Oyster reef population biology
Parameters
Total weight, total volume, total number of live oysters, and the total number of dead oysters with articulated shells, shell height for oysters > 25 mm, number oysters <= 25 mm, population estimates (bags per acre), spat recruitment rates
Notes
The east coast data is presented in Final Reports ~ every 3rd year. A report is due this year. The Apalachicola project is brand new, and will not have anything ready for distribution for the short term foreseeable future. Start date: The East coast data started in 2005 and is ongoing. The Apalachicola effort started 2014.
Application
Assess oyster reef population and health
Publications
Reports
Start
2014
End
2016
Frequency
Semiannual
Method
semi- annual surveys based on Lenihan and Peterson (1998) and Grizzle et al. (2005), quadrats, population estimates calculated following methods developed by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, spat recuitment (shell string) method modified from Southworth and Mann (2004)
Discontinuity
Data Location
Data Format
shapefile
Habitats
Oyster/Oyster Reef
SEACAR Citation
Alternative Citation

indicates priority attributes

Contacts

Program Extent

Export Standardized Data

Habitat(s) : Indicator(s) Last Updated File Download

Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection Managed Areas

Indicators

Indicator
Oyster/Oyster Reef - Density
Oyster/Oyster Reef - Percent Live
Oyster/Oyster Reef - Size Class

Documentation and Data provided by program

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