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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish1339

Gathering commercial oysters is done chiefly by dredging or tonging. However, in certain areas much harvesting was done by oystermen who gather them by hand at low tide.

Image ID: fish1339, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Near Beaufort, South Carolina
Photo Date: 1938 Ca.
Photographer: Archival photograph by Mr. Sean Linehan, NOS, NGS


Category: Fisheries/Historical/

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