Oyster shells are recycled by planting them on soft muddy bottom. This gives a
firm surface for the attachment of young oysters and helps provide larger crops.
Image ID: fish1341, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Near Beaufort, South Carolina
Photo Date: 1938 Ca.
Photographer: Archival photograph by Mr. Sean Linehan, NOS, NGS
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