Collecting Oysters (IMAGE) Virginia Institute of Marine Science Caption Dr. Ryan Carnegie (L) of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and postdoctoral research associate L&uacute;cia Safi collect oysters from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay as part of their long-term study of Dermo disease. Credit © P. Richardson/VIMS. Usage Restrictions One-time use only. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.