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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh0387

On the shallow mud flats, oyster fishermen collect small oysters which are then replanted in areas better suited for fast growth.

Image ID: fizh0387, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Virginia, Chincoteague Bay
Photo Date: 1950 circa
Photographer: Rex Gary Schmidt FWS
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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