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    • Oyster Fishery Outlook in Galveston Bay 

      Sea Grant Program: Law Enforcement (Sea Grant, 1973-04-03)
      Collection of progress reports.
    • Oyster harvest a bust. Rains wash away chance for a money-making season. 

      Moran, K. (, 1992)
      Heavy winter rains and heavy bacteria-bearing inflow from the Trinity and San Jacinto rivers and other mainland streams have polluted the oystering areas of Galveston Bay, Trinity Bay, East Bay, and Bolivar Peninsula. ...
    • Oyster Investigation for the Fiscal Year 1949-1950 

      Baker, B. B., Jr. (Texas Game, Fish and Oyster Commission, 1950)
      This investigation is a study of the environmental features which will determine the suitability of areas for production of market oysters. During the past three years emphasis has been placed upon studies of the effects ...
    • Oyster Investigation Quarterly Report - April 1, 1951 to July 1, 1951 

      Parker, Robert H. (Texas Game and Fish Commission, 1951)
      This investigation has been designed to search out the reasons for the decline in oyster production during the past few decades, and to find means of rehabilitating the industry on the Texas coast. Experiments have been ...
    • Oyster Investigation Quarterly Report - April 1, 1952 - June 30, 1952 

      Hofstetter, Robert P. (Texas Game and Fish Commission, 1952-07)
      The primary purpose of this project is to determine the status of the major oyster reefs in Galveston Bay; their location, their condition and their productivity. In addition it is planned to secure the basic data necessary ...
    • Oyster Investigation Quarterly Report - January 1, 1951 to March 31, 1951 

      Parker, Robert H. (Texas Game and Fish Commission, 1951)
      This investigation is designed to search out the reasons for oyster mortality in the past decade, and to find means of rehabilitating the industry on the Texas coast. A survey is being made of both live and dead oyster ...
    • Oyster Investigation Quarterly Report - January 1, 1952 - March 31, 1952 

      Hofstetter, Robert P. (Texas Game and Fish Commission, 1952-04)
      This investigation in concerned with the collection and utilization of data relative to the oyster problem along the Texas coast.
    • Oyster Investigation Quarterly Report - October 1, 1950 to December 31, 1950 

      Parker, Robert H. (Texas Game and Fish Commission, 1951-01)
      This investigation is now being conducted for the purpose of rehabilitating the oyster industry in Texas, and to promote or determine the advisability of commercial oyster cultivation. Information is also being obtained ...
    • Oyster Investigation Quarterly Report - October 1, 1952 - December 31, 1952 

      Hofstetter, Robert P. (Texas Game and Fish Commission, 1953-01)
      The purpose of this investigation is to formulate a program for the management of the oyster resources in Galveston Bay. The first step in the program, a survey of the condition and extent of the live oyster reefs, is now ...
    • Oyster Investigation Quarterly Report - September 1, 1951 - December 31, 1951 

      Hofstetter, Robert P. (Texas Game and Fish Commission, 1952-01)
      This investigation is concerned with (1) the collection of data relative to the oyster problem along the Texas coast, (2) the application of accumulated knowledge to the techniques of oyster cultivation and (3) the discovery ...
    • Oyster Investigation Quarterly Report, January, 1953 - April, 1953 

      Hofstetter, R. P. (Texas Game and Fish Commission, 1953)
      The purpose of this investigation is to develop a management program for the oyster resources in Galveston Bay. Most of the time has been devoted to a survey of the major oyster reefs to determine their condition and extent. ...
    • Oyster management report: 1979-80 

      Hofstetter, R.P. (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Coastal Fisheries Branch, 1984)
      Spring and summer floods during 1979 killed oysters in Trinity Bay and inhibited spat setting and slowed oyster growth in other portions of Galveston Bay. Opening of the 1979-80 oyster season was delayed 45 days to allow ...
    • Oyster Mortality Studies along the Texas Coast during 1966 

      Hofstetter, Robert P. (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 1966)
      Mortality studies among groups of seed and market oysters (Crassostrea virginica) were conducted in Aransas, San Antonio, Matagorda, and Galveston Bays. In general, death rates were low in winter, increased in spring, ...
    • Oyster polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon fingerprinting applied to the apex barge oil spill 

      Wade TL; Jackson TJ; McDonald TJ; Sericano JL; Brooks JM; Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry PU (, 1993 199)
      An estimated 692,000 gallons of catalytic feed stock oil was spilled into Galveston Bay on July 28, 1990, when a tanker collided with three Apex barges in the Houston Ship Channel. Oysters were collected and analyzed from ...
    • Oyster population trends in Galveston Bay, 1973-1978 

      Hofstetter, R.P. (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Coastal Fisheries Branch, 1983)
      Severe flooding on the Trinity River in 1973 destroyed oyster (Crassostrea virginica) populations in Trinity Bay and damaged those in the major harvest area in central Galveston Bay. Recovery was slow. Poor reproduction ...
    • Oyster reef as habitat for estuarine macrofauna 

      Zimmerman, R.J.; Minello, T.J.; Baumer, T.; Castiglione, M.C. (U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Galveston Laboratory., 1989)
      We assessed an oyster reef as nursery habitat for juveniles of economically important penaeid shrimps, blue crab, stone crab and game fishes. This is the first investigation to compare densities of fauna on an oyster reef ...
    • Oyster reef creation in Galveston Bay, Texas 

      Swafford R (, 1993 Jul 1)
      Conference papers index
    • The oyster reefs of Galveston Bay 

      Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Coastal Fisheries Branch (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Coastal Fisheries Branch, 1976)
      This collection of 9 maps depicts more than 100 oyster reefs in light grey upon a two-tone background differentiating land mass in white and water in blue. One base map of the area in the scale - 1:100,000 (based upon ...
    • Oyster research in Texas 

      Hofstetter, R.P. (University of Georgia, 1968)
      A general discussion of the Texas oyster situation is presented and includes summary description of oystering areas and potential, industry problems (fluctuation of harvest, pollution, shell dredging and diseases), and ...
    • Oyster shells as a raw material for chemical lime. 

      Nealey, J.B. (, 1931)
      The only plant using oyster shells as a raw material for producing chemical lime is described. The plant is located at Houston, Texas, and obtains oyster shells by dredging on the Gulf Coast. The principle problem is ...