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11 Nov

Notes From the Field: Assessing Restored Oyster Reefs in Bald Head Creek

Oysters are a keystone species in many saltwater coastal communities. Although many think of them as a menu item, oysters serve as water purifiers, with a single oyster filtering around 50 gallons of a water in a single day! Oyster reefs provide a habitat for many smaller animals such as crabs and worms. They also provide a...

Bald Head Island Conservancy
November 11, 2022
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