Klashkish River Estuary Survey for Native Oyster Ostrea luridae

Posted June 21, 1997 | Categories : 129,Rare Species,Reports |

The Klashkish River was surveyed by walking lateral transects about 20 meters apart starting at low tide -8:00 Am ,1m above datum completer by 11:00 AM at the edge of the sedge zone ( just below the high water level) We also examined the underside of rocks at many locations in the reserve and on pocket beaches in the general area.

Although no Native oysters were found, Mya truncata which is not common;was found

Mya truncata - photo by Manfred Heyde

Mya truncata – photo by Manfred Heyde





See the complete PDF : Klaskish River 1997 Survey