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NOAA Photo Library Image - r0021106

Art Ganz of RI DEM "tongs" for quahogs during the process of locating appropriate donor sites for the quahog spawner sanctuaries. "Tonging" was the traditional method for harvesting quahogs from RI Bay waters. The newer generations of shellfishermen use "bullrakes".

Image ID: r0021106, NOAA's Restoration Center Collection
Location: Narragansett Bay, RI
Photo Date: Spring 1997
Credit: NOAA Restoration Center, Tom and Louise Kane

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