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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh0305

Experiment designed to devise a method to protect recently-set oysters from drills by spreading chemically treated sand over the bed. Drills became quickly swollen and unable to move, while young oysters remained apparently unaffected.

Image ID: fizh0305, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Connecticut, Milford
Photo Date: 1960
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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