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The status and long-term trends of oyster reefs in Galveston Bay, Texas
This article discusses the response of oyster reefs to the changing circulating patterns in Galveston Bay. Channelization, dike construction, and the disappearance of major barrier reefs have resulted in new circulation ...
Galveston Bay oyster reef survey. Volume I: Technical reports. Volume II: Map atlas.
(Galveston Bay National Estuary Program, 1997)
Report I: Oyster reefs make up one of the primary geological features of Galveston Bay. They affect current flow and salinity and provide a primary substrate for a wide variety of hard-bottom invertebrates and fish. The ...