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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish6067

Raft-culture of oysters, used widely in Japan, is under study by Woods Hole Laboratory. The biologist is holding a string of bay scallop shells used to collect oyster spat. The string of shells will then be hung beneath a raft where the spat will grow to adult, commercial-size oysters.

Image ID: fish6067, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Photographer: Robert K. Brigham
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

Category: Historic Fisheries/

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