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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish1342

Hundred of starfish dredged or scraped off an oyster bed. Starfish attack young oysters and threaten the well-being of the oyster crop. F&WL 12,416.

Image ID: fish1342, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Chesapeake Bay area, Atlantic Coast of U. S.
Photo Date: 1938 Ca.
Photographer: Archival photograph by Mr. Sean Linehan, NOS, NGS

Category: Fisheries/Historical/

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