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Science Serving Maryland's Coasts


Webpages about Oysters

Oysters: The animal's biology and the challenges it faces in the Chesapeake Bay.

Oyster Aquaculture and Restoration: Services and technical advice offered by Maryland Sea Grant Extension agents and specialists.

Oyster Gardening: How Maryland residents can support oyster restoration by growing the creatures on their docks in the Bay.

"Oysters in the Classroom:" Interactive lessons about oysters.

Feature Store Items: 

Browse reprints of scholarly papers about oysters.

The Eastern Oyster: Crassostrea virginica, hardcover textbook, 772 pages, for sale through our Bookstore: A comprehensive synthesis about the species’ biology with sections on population genetics, reproduction and larval biology, pollution and environmental effects, and diseases and mechanisms of defense.


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