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Depuration process for food oysters used in Japanese oyster processing plant. Sato Oyster Culture Company Oysters need only 12 to 24 hours for depuration with this process.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Depuration process for food oysters used in Japanese oyster processing plant. Sato Oyster Culture Company Oysters need only 12 to 24 hours for depuration with this process.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Depuration process for food oysters used in Japanese oyster processing plant. Oyster washing machine.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Depuration process for food oysters used in Japanese oyster processing plant. Oyster washing machine.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Cultured scallops at the Sato Oyster Culture Company. Scallops are selectively cultured for their color.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Samples of cultured Crassostrea gigas showing excetional quality. Matoya oysters are prized for live sales and raw half shell consumption.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Density Current Generating System owned by the Fisheries Cooperative Association. This generator takes in dense water from the bottom and mixes it with less dense surface water to create a density current horizontally.
Hazamura, Japan 2000
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Close up view of density current generating system. This generator takes in dense water from the bottom and mixes it with less dense surface water to create a density current horizontally.
Hazamura, Japan 2000
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Cultured clams bagged and ready for the Japanese market.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Harvested clams being aerated prior to going to market.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Boats which offload oysters outside the Sato Oyster Culture Company.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Assorted shellfish, finfish and crabs at a Japanese market.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Raft oyster culture in Matoya Bay Japan.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Diagram of Density Current Generating System owned by the Fisheries Cooperative This generator takes in dense water from the bottom and mixes it with less dense surface water to create a density current horizontally.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Equipment used in the depuration of Crassostrea gigas oyster culture at Sato Oyster Culture Company.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Fisheries cooperative members shucking oysters before placing in the continuous washer. Matoya oysters are prized for live sales and raw half shell consumption.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Fisheries cooperative members shucking oysters before placing in the continuous washer. Matoya oysters are prized for live sales and raw half shell consumption.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Equipment used in the depuration of Crassostrea gigas oyster culture at Sato Oyster Culture Company.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Depuration process for food oysters used in Japanese oyster processing plant. Oyster washing machine. Oysters need only 12 to 24 hours for depuration with this process.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Depuration process for food oysters used in Japanese oyster processing plant. Oyster washing machine.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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View of turtle growout ponds at the Hattori-Nakamura soft-sheled turtle farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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View of growout ponds at the Hattori-Nakamura soft-shelled turtle farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Algae covered ponds for growout of turtle at the Hattori-Nakamura soft-shelled turtle farm in Japan. Enclosed area is used for feeding.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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United States and Japanese researchers view juvenile turtles and jars of turtle eggs as Mr. Hattori discusses his turtle farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Mr. Hattori (left) and Dr. Seki (UJNR) discuss turtle farm procedures at the Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled Turtle Farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Mr. Hattori (left) and Dr. Seki (UJNR) discuss turtle farm procedures at the Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled Turtle Farm as NOAA staff look on.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Dr. Yarish University of Connecticut discussing with Dr Roger Newell University of Maryland at the Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled Turtle Farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Rare soft-shelled albino turtle at the Hattori-Nakamura soft shelled turtle farm
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Rare Soft-shelled albino turtle at the Hattori-Nakamura soft shelled turtle farm Head and front leg are above water line.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Mr. Hattori holding (carefully) the snapping turtle from his soft-shelled turtle farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Dr. Nakamura observing the aggressive behavior of soft-shelled turtle held by Mr. Hattori, turtle farm owner.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Algae covered ponds for growout of turtle at the Hattori-Nakamura soft-shelled turtle farm in Japan. Enclosed area is used for feeding.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Water shed area used for drainage of soft-shelled turtle farm ponds.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Soft-shelled turtle farm ponds in foreground and broodstock building in background . The Hattori-Nakamura Soft-Shelled Turtle Farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Aerial view of Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled Turtle Farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Picture of small soft-shelled turtle recently hatched from the egg at the Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled Turtle Farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Two stages of eggs at the Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled turtle farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Two stages of eggs at the Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled turtle farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Mr. Hattori holding (carefully) the snapping turtle from his soft-shelled turtle farm in Japan.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Netpens off the island of Catalina.
California, Catalina 2000
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Netpens off the island of Catalina.at sunset.
California, Catalina 2000
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Underwater sea cage being towed offshore in Hawaii for setup.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Closeup of netpen in the waters offshore of Catalina Island.
California, Catalina 2000
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Distant view of netpen culture facility. Note boats tied up for feeding.
California, Catalina 2000
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Closeup of netpen in the waters offshore of Catalina Island.
California, Catalina 2000
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Netpens with walkways between for feeding and maintenance.
California, Catalina 2000
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One of the very first offshore floating cages being setup in the Gulf of Mexico.
Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico 2000
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Sunset view of an offshore cage in the Gulf of Mexico near an oil rig.
Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico 2000
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Scientists working on offshore net pen off of Catalina Island, California
California, Catalina 2000
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Deployment of an Ocean Spar Sea Station 600 off MS by the Gulf of Mexico Offshore Aquaculture Consortium". Dr. Chris Bridger in wetsuit.
Mississippi 2000

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