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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish7951

Selective breeding to improve growth of the eastern oyster is conducted at the BCF Milford Laboratory. Oyster spat of differenct hybrids can be seen as small round discs that have adhered to the scallop shells. a technician will determine the growth rates of the various genetic crosses.

Image ID: fish7951, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Photo Date: 1969 circa
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; P. 452 of "Our Changing Fisheries" 1970 Centenary NMFS centenary volume

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