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Contact: David Malmquist
davem@vims.edu
804-684-7011
Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Shell Budget

Caption: A simple accounting of the harvest and replacement of oyster shell in the Maryland portion of Chesapeake Bay, in millions of bushels by year.

Credit: Image courtesy of Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources

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