Katama Bay

Check out our 2020 state of the pond report!

Check out our 2019 state of the pond report!


The 3068-acre watershed is completely in Edgartown.


The pond has an area of 1,695 acres and an average depth of 9.8 feet.

Water Quality

The MVC categorized this pond as Impaired. Eelgrass is present but limited. The water has good transparency and dissolved oxygen, with strong current circulation. The pond is productive for oyster culture, quahogs, soft-shelled clams, and some bay scallops.

Massachusetts Estuaries Project Study

Currently under study by the MEP.


Large commercial aquaculture projects are underway.

Pond Association

Office location:

Office location:

The Stone Building
33 New York Avenue
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Telephone: 508-693-3453
Fax: 508-693-7894

Mailing Address

Mailing address:

Martha's Vineyard Commission
P.O. Box 1447
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

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