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Volunteers assist the Oyster Recovery Partnership in their effort to transplant oyster spat before the population is decimated by the Stylochus flatworm. Pallets are loaded with bags containing the spat and brought on board the ROBERT LEE.
Maryland, Horn Point Environmental Laboratory 1999 July 15
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Volunteers assist the Oyster Recovery Partnership in their effort to transplant oyster spat before the population is decimated by the Stylochus flatworm. Pallets are loaded with bags containing the spat and brought on board the ROBERT LEE.
Maryland, Horn Point Environmental Laboratory 1999 July 15
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Volunteers assist the Oyster Recovery Partnership in their effort to transplant oyster spat before the population is decimated by the Stylochus flatworm. Hatchery bags are stacked aboard the ROBERT LEE.
Maryland, Horn Point Environmental Laboratory 1999 July 13
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Volunteers assist the Oyster Recovery Partnership in their effort to transplant oyster spat before the population is decimated by the Stylochus flatworm. Workers from the Bay Bus Partnership Project are in the water preparing pallets of hatchery bags to be loaded aboard the ROBERT LEE.
Maryland, Horn Point Environmental Laboratory 1999 July 13
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"Buy boat" ROBERT LEE off the University of Maryland Horn Point Environmental Laboratory on the Choptank River. Used by the Oyster Recovery Partnership, Partnership to transplant oyster spat to permanent oyster beds in the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland, Horn Point Environmental Laboratory 1999 July 13
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"Buy boat" ROBERT LEE, working with the Oyster Recovery Partnership, maneuvers among pallets of oyster hatchery bags. Volunteers from the Bay Bus Partnership Project in the water prepare the pallets to be loaded onto the boat.
Maryland, Choptank River 1999 July 13
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Shells containing oyster spat raised by the Oyster Recovery Partnership are bagged and placed on pallets to grow before being transplanted to a designated oyster reef elsewhere in the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay area 1999 July 15
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Shells containing oyster spat raised by the Oyster Recovery Partnership are bagged and placed on pallets to grow before being transplanted to a designated oyster reef elsewhere in the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay area 1999 July 15
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Volunteers from the Bay Bus Partnership Project assist the Oyster Recovery Partnership in their effort to transplant oyster spat before the population is decimated by the Stylochus flatworm. Preparing pallets of hatchery bags to be loaded aboard the ROBERT LEE.
Maryland, Horn Point Environmental Laboratory 1999 July 13
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A small reef of oysters and mussels found in the Choptank River.
Maryland, Choptank River 1999 July 15
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The shoreline at the University of Maryland Horn Point Laboratory is a combination of sandy beach and rock revetment.
Maryland, Choptank River 1999 July 13
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2 osprey - Pandion haliaetus - on nest and gulls in the background lining the jetty at the University of Maryland Horn Point Environmental Laboratory.
Maryland, Choptank River 1999 July 13
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Four osprey - Pandion haliaetus - on nest off of the University of Maryland Horn Point Environmental Laboratory on the Choptank River.
Maryland, Choptank River 1999 July 13
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Several schools of Alewives, or "bait fish", can be seen breaking the surface on a calm Chesapeake Bay day. These fish are an important food source for Rockfish , Bluefish, and other large fish in the bay. Bay Bridge can be seen in the background.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay south of Bay Bridge 1999 July 13
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Fishing boat south of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge near the Severn River.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay south of Bay Bridge 1999 July 13
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A Maryland Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus, caught in a hand net.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 1999 July 25
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A Maryland Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus, caught in a hand net.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 1999 July 25
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A Maryland Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus, caught in a hand net.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 1999 July 25
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The sex of a blue crab is determined by the shape of the "apron". The male apron, shown here, is shaped like a rocket. Females have either a "V" shape (immature) or a very wide apron with a small tip (mature.)
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 1999 July 25
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The beach at Sandy Point State Park.
Maryland, Near Annapolis 1999 July 15
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The Chesapeake Bay Bridge as seen from behind Sandy Point State Park.
Maryland, Near Annapolis 1999 July 15
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NOAA Ship RAINIER returning to home from field season. The ship is in the locks between Puget Sound and Lake Union.
Seattle, Washington 1982 Fall
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Boca de Quadra - cirrus clouds reflecting on still waters
Alaska Southeast 1982
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Boca de Quadra - an early dusting of snow on the surrounding mountains
Alaska Southeast 1982
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Boca de Quadra
Alaska Southeast 1982
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The tide gage installation at Cherry Point
Washington, Cherry Point 1989 May
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Performing maintenance on the tide gage installation at Cherry Point. Removing marine growth.
Washington, Cherry Point 1989 May
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Friday Harbor area on the east side of San Juan Island
Washington, Friday Harbor 1989 April
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The tide staff at Skamokawa - a ghost town on the Lower Columbia River
Skamokawa, Washington 1985 September
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The tide house at Skamokawa - a ghost town on the Lower Columbia River
Skamokawa, Washington 1985 September
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An old church at the bridge at Skamokawa - a ghost town on the Lower Columbia River.
Skamokawa, Washington 1985 September
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The tide house on the pier at Port Angeles
Washington, Port Angeles 1991 March
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Inspecting the Cherry Point tide gage orifices.
Washington, Cherry Point 1988 March
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Inspecting the Cherry Point tide gage orifices.
Washington, Cherry Point 1988 March
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Orifice of A.I. &NXG tide gage installation at Cherry Point.
Washington, Cherry Point 1994 April
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Interior of tide house showing A.I. &NXG tide gage installation at Cherry Point.
Washington, Cherry Point 1994 April
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The tide house which houses an A.I.&NXG tide gage installation.
Washington, Cherry Point 1994 April
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The tide house which houses an A.I.&NXG tide gage installation.
Washington, Cherry Point 1994 April
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The Northwest Seafoods Company Pier. Near the location of first Coast Survey in Washington in the early 1850's.
Washington, Neah Bay 1992 April
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Performing reconnaissance for tide gage installation on the Olympic Fish Company pier.
Washington, Neah Bay 1995 August
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Performing reconnaissance for tide gage installation on the Olympic Fish Company
Washington, Neah Bay 1995 August
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Rustic appearing Northwest Seafoods Company Pier.
Washington, Neah Bay 1995 August
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Rustic appearing Northwest Seafoods Company Pier.
Washington, Neah Bay 1995 August
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The tide gage installation on the Northwest Seafoods Company Pier.
Washington, Neah Bay 1995 August
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Andy Allen measuring distance from mark on tide staff to location on pier top. Longview is close to the end of tidal influence in the Columbia River, being 66 miles upstream from the Pacific Ocean.
Washington, Longview 1995 August
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Andy Allen measuring distance from mark on tide staff to location on pier top. K. Fuhs is diver in water helping keep the tape vertical.
Washington, Longview 1985 April
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Highway 433 Bridge over the Columbia River at Longview
Washington, Longview 1985 April
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Blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, on a piling
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 1985 April
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A Maryland Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus, seeking shelter under a rocky ledge.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 1999 August 22
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Female blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) on the beach. Females can be distinguished by the right red tips on their claws.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 1999 August 22

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