Date of Award

Fall 12-28-2022

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Thomas Preuss

Second Advisor

Liv Baker Van de Graaff

Academic Program Adviser

Diana Reiss


Oyster growth and water quality were monitored at four sites at City Island, Bronx, NY, to determine suitability for oyster reef restoration. Significant growth occurred at two sites and water quality was not indicated as a contributing factor. Oyster growth at all sites indicate appropriate conditions for oyster reef restoration.




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