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

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Caption: Healthy oyster reefs with large, long-lived oysters can help buffer the acidity of estuarine waters in Chesapeake Bay and other coastal ecosystems worldwide.

Credit: Image courtesy of VIMS.

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