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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh0313

Growth of recently set oysters fed equal volumes of different foods. The average initial length of the oysters was 0.8 mm. After four weeks of feeding, the average size of the oysters reanged from 0.8 mm, for those fed poor food (Amphidinium), to 5.2 mm, for those fed good food (Cryptomonad #2).

Image ID: fizh0313, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Photo Date: 1957
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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