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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Restoring Our Oysters: Dealing with the Sponge Problem

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The boring sponge is narrowing the regions that are open to shellfish harvests free of the infestation. The boring sponge has a major effect on oyster populations and pose an economic problem to oyster farmers. The author discusses a study he created to test how oysters were affected by the substrate on which the oysters grow. The results of the study and the problem are detailed.
Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2017, p24-25