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Outer Apponagansett Bay Snapshot

57
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
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57
57
out of 100

Supporting Data

There are four sampling stations on outer Apponagansett Bay: New Bedford Yacht Club (AB2), Smith Neck Road (AB6), Bayview (AB6A), and Padanaram Breakwater (AB7).

Outer Apponagansett Bay: New Bedford Yacht Club (Station AB2)
Nitrogen, water clarity, dissolved oxygen, and algae measurements taken from floating dock at New Bedford Yacht Club. (41.58363029, -70.94452057)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Outer Apponagansett Bay: Smith Neck Road (Station AB6)
Nitrogen, water clarity, and algae measurements taken from boat off private dock on Smith Neck Road. (41.57791263, -70.94866471)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Outer Apponagansett Bay: Bayview (Station AB6A)
Water clarity and dissolved oxygen measurements taken from shore off private dock at the end of Beach Avenue. (41.57458819, -70.94710675)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Outer Apponagansett Bay: Padanaram Breakwater (Station AB7)
Water clarity and dissolved oxygen measurements taken from boat northwest of Padanaram Breakwater. (41.57809845, -70.94125344)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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