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References on Oyster Culture

Barrett, Elinor M.
1963. The California oyster industry. The Resources Agency of Calif. Dept. Fish & Game, Fish. Bull. 123.

Cahn, A. R.
1950. Oyster culture in Japan. U.S. Dept. of Interior. Fish & Wildl. Serv., Fish. Leafl. 383, Wash., D.C.

Galstoff, Paul S.
1964. The American oyster, Crassostrea virginica, Gmelin. U.S. Dept. of Interior, Fish & Wildl. Serv., Vol. 64, U.S. Gov. Print. Off. Wash., D.C.

Iverson, E. W.
1968. Farming the edge of the sea. The Fishermen's Library, Fishing News (Books) Ltd., 110 Fleet Street, London EC4.

Kincaid, Trevor
195 1. The oyster industry of Willapa Bay, Wash. The Tribune, Ilwaco, Wash.

Loosanoff, Victor L., and Harry Davis
1963. Rearing of bivalve Mollusks. Advances in Marine Biology, Vol. 1, Academic Press, Inc. (London) Ltd. pp. 1-136.

Medcoff, J. D.
1961. Oyster farming in the maritimes. Fish. Res. Bd. of Canada, Biol. Sta., St. Andrews, N.B.

Quayle, D. B.
1969. Pacific oyster culture in British Columbia. Bull. 169, Fish. Res. Bd. of Canada, Ottawa.
1971. Pacific oyster raft culture in British Columbia. Fish. Res., Bd. of Canada, Ottawa.

Ryther, John H. et. al.
1968. Volume 1. The status and potential of aquaculture, particularly invertebrate and algae culture. Part 1. Amer. Inst. of Biol. Sci., Wash., D.C.

Steele, E. N.
1957. The rise and decline of the oyster. Fulco Publications, Box 37, Elma, Wash.
1964. The immigrant (Pacific) oyster. Warren's Quick Press, Mrs. Lena Sullivan, 911 Western Ave., Seattle, Wash.

University of Delaware - Edited by Kent S. Price, Jr., and Don L. Maurer
1969. Artificial propagation of commercially valuable shellfish. Coll. of Marine Studies, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, Del.