Ideal Habitat for Oysters

Does the Hudson River (West Harlem Pier) have the ideal environmental conditions for oysters in regards to salinity, pH levels, temperature, and dissolved oxygen?

Intern(s):

Lisa Farley, Zion Irvine, Jason Marte

Mentor(s):

Jose Marin, Riana Mehren

Project Period:

Summer 2021

Team:

Harlem

Oysters are important organisms for the physical and ecological structures in estuary systems. We want to determine if the Hudson River’s (West Harlem Pier) quality is safe for the oysters to survive and thrive, and determine the qualities of an ideal oyster habitat.

This page was created by BioBus Summer 2021 Jr. Scientist William Rhee.