Continued Studies of Juvenile Oyster Disease (jod) in the Northeastern United States
Principal Investigator:Stephen J. Jordan
Start/End Year:1995 to 1997
Institution:Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Co-Principal investigator:C. Austin Farley, Earl J. Lewis, Jr, NOAA Cooperative Oxford Laboratory
Continue efforts to assess the potential resistance of selectively bred oysters to JOD, Attempts will be made to transmit and evaluate the susceptibility of other species of cultured oysters to JOD, Assess the spread of JOD outside the New York and New England region, Continue attempts to identify disease agent, Provide instructional education to aquaculturists and resource managers on JOD, and Study conchiolinous response manifested in JOD oysters.