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The sediments and physical environment of the Sagadahoc Bay tidal flat, Georgetown, Maine

Open-File Report 50-29

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Abstract

This investigation of the sediments of the Sagadohoc Bay tidal flat was undertaken at the suggestion of the State Geologist of Maine, Dr. Joseph Thefethen, in the hope that the results might be helpful to the biologists of the Maine Department of Sear and Shore Fisheries in their studies of clam productivity and the biologists of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service who are making a systematic study of the ecology and potential yields of the soft-shelled clam (Mya arenaria) in Sagadohoc and neighboring bays. The field stage of the investigation lasted from early July to the end of August 1949, during which time I was assisted by W. H. Condon of the U.S. Geological Survey. This report and the accompanying map were prepared in Washington, where the laboratory studies of the sediments were made by T. Woodward of the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
The sediments and physical environment of the Sagadahoc Bay tidal flat, Georgetown, Maine
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
50-29
Year Published:
1950
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
30 p.
Country:
United States
State:
Maine
City:
Georgetown
Other Geospatial:
Sagadahoc Bay