In 1966 Congress passed the National Sea Grant College Program Act
to promote marine research, education, and extension services in
institutions along the nation's ocean and Great Lakes coasts. In
Maryland a Sea Grant Program -- a partnership among federal and
state governments, universities, and industries -- began in 1977,
and in 1982 the University of Maryland was named the nation's
seventeenth Sea Grant College.
The Maryland Sea Grant College focuses its efforts on the
Chesapeake Bay, with emphasis on the marine concerns of fisheries,
seafood technology, and environmental quality.
The first comprehensive review of the biology of the eastern
oyster in more than thirty years. The twenty-one chapters
synthesize every aspect of oyster biology -- for instance, general
anatomy, physiology, the circulatory system, reproduction,
genetics, diseases -- and issues related to management and
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