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Good News: Oyster Farms are Underwater Food Hubs

We received a copy of a study to be published in the March 2021 issue of Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology finds that oyster aquaculture provides habitats that are equal or in some cases better than oyster reefs in terms of creating active, healthy aquatic ecosystems. In other words, eating farmed oysters helps provide a place to live and eat for juvenile fish, blue crabs, eels, grass shrimp and all the other sea creatures in the Rappahannock River. 

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