Field Science Resources


We're currently updating the BOP Field Manual and Oyster Research Station protocols. The information below may change soon, but for now, you can keep following the Oyster Measurement Protocol and Field Manual below.

ORS Field Manual & Protocols


ORS Data Sheets

Species ID Resources

The BOP Digital Platform's database contains information about the mobile and sessile organisms most commonly found in Oyster Research Stations. Each listing includes a link to the species' profile on iNaturalist, which includes multiple photos of the organism and a worldwide map of sightings by community scientists, along with more detailed information about the species.

The list below includes other species ID resources that you might find useful:

Resources - Species ID

Additional Resources

Resources - Miscellaneous