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Shellfish Aquaculture Vulnerability Maps

These maps show current and potential hazards to shellfish aquaculture along Virginia’s coastline.

 Aquaculture application: These maps allow shellfish farmers in Virginia to make informed decisions about the siting of their leases based off current and potential water quality hazards, which could potentially reduce oyster and clam mortalities.

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