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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh1235

Method of treating shellfish bottoms invaded by starfish. It consists of spreading chemically treated sand by means of a rotary spreader. Experiments are still in progress to determine the best formula to be used and quantity of material per acre of bottom needed to eliminate starfish.

Image ID: fizh1235, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory
Photo Date: 1961 July
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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