Oyster Pond


The 2685-acre watershed is mostly in Edgartown, with a small area in West Tisbury.


The pond has an area of 208 acres, a mean depth of 6.6 feet, and a tidal range of 0.5 ft.

Water Quality

The MVC categorized this pond as Impaired. Eelgrass is limited and has not been mapped in the pond. Total organic nitrogen is high, there is strong stratification, and a significant algae bloom has been documented. A few oysters are present.

Massachusetts Estuaries Project Study

  • Currently under study.
  • Additional water quality data was collected in fall 2013.

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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