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  • The sponge and oyster fisheries are also important.

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  • That of the common oyster was described by Hoek.

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  • Whitstable has been famous for its oyster beds from time immemorial.

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  • The oyster beds, for which Loch Ryan was once noted, are not cultivated, but the fisheries (white fish and herrings) are still of some consequence.

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  • One of the oldest of Venezuelan industries, the Margarita pearl fisheries, was prohibited in 1909 for an indefinite time because of the threatened extinction of the oyster beds.

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  • Hornell, Ceylon Pearl Oyster Report, London, The Royal Society, part ii.

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  • The State Geological and Economic Survey has made a careful study of the fishes of North Carolina, of the shad fisheries, of oyster culture, and of the development of terrapin.

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  • - Development of the Oyster, Ostrea edulis.

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  • In some Lamellibranchs - for instance, the European Oyster and the Pisidium pusillum - the sexes are united in the same individual; but here, as in most hermaphrodite animals, the two sexual elements are not ripe in the same individual at the same moment.

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  • Olympia oysters are widely known in the Pacific coast region; they are obtained chiefly from Oyster Bay, Skookum Bay, North Bay and South Bay, all near Olympia.

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  • Molluscs are common on the coasts, including the pearl oyster, and in the fresh-water streams and lakes.

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  • In September 1650 he came to an agreement with the commissioners of the United Colonies of New England at Hartford upon the boundary between New Netherland and Connecticut, involving the sacrifice of a large amount of territory, the new boundary crossing Long Island from the west side of Oyster Bay to the Atlantic Ocean, and on the mainland north from a point west of Greenwich Bay, 4 m.

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  • "Medusae " in Herdman, Rep. Pearl Oyster Fisheries, Gulf of Manaar, iv.

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  • Locmariaquer has a small port, and oyster culture is carried on close to it.

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  • Oysters are by far the most valuable of the fisheries products, but, of the 400,000 acres of waters within the state suitable for oyster culture, in 1909 only about one-third was used for that purpose.

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  • Oysters are by far the most valuable of the fisheries products, but, of the 400,000 acres of waters within the state suitable for oyster culture, in 1909 only about one-third was used for that purpose.

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  • In the case of the pearl oyster this parasite is a cestode larva, but in the less valuable but no less genuine pearl produced by Mytilus, &c., the nucleus is a Trematode-larva (Jameson).

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  • The cockle is liable to the same suspicion as the oyster of conveying the contamination of typhoid fever where the shores are polluted, but as it is boiled before being eaten it is probably less dangerous.

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  • Hornell, "Parasites of the Pearl Oyster," Report on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar, The Royal Society (1904), pt.

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  • There are valuable oyster fisheries in Chesapeake Bay.

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  • At West New Brighton is a large dyeing establishment, there are also ship-building yards, oyster fisheries, and truck farms, and among the maufactures are linoleum, paper, white lead, linseed oil, brick, and fire-clay products.

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  • Oysters abound on the eastern coast, and on the shelving banks of a vast extent of the northern coast the pearl oyster is the source of a considerable industry.

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  • Carpenter (Knowledge, 1901, and Report, Pearl Oyster Fisheries, Royal Society, 1906).

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  • Parallels may be found in "Prairie oyster," the yolk of an egg with vinegar, pepper, &c. added; or "Scotch woodcock," a savoury of buttered eggs on anchovy toast.

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  • In 1904 a state oyster commission was created to supplant the independent control by the parishes.

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  • They serve the trade of Lake Pontchartrain and the Florida parishes, the lumber, coal, fish, oyster and truck trade of New Orleans, and to some extent are the highway of a miscellaneous coasting trade.

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  • In the oyster it is absent altogether.

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  • There are large quantities of salmon in the lower Columbia river, in Gray's and Willapa harbours, and in Puget Sound; oyster fisheries in Gray's and Willapa harbours and in Puget Sound; cod, perch, flounders, smelt, herring and sardines in these and other salt waters.

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  • The fisheries, chiefly oyster, sturgeon and shad, yield an annual product valued at about $250,000.

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  • Previously to Hoek's discovery a brown-coloured investment of the auricles of the heart of the oyster had been supposed to represent the nephridia in a rudimentary state.

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  • The chief part of the population were employed in the oyster fishery.

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  • The chief part of the population were employed in the oyster fishery.

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  • The American Oyster (0.

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  • Its former extensive trade with the West Indies has lately suffered owing to the enormous development of the North Sea ports, but it is still largely engaged in the Greenland whale and the oyster fisheries.

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  • New York was in 1904 more extensively engaged in oyster culture than any other state, and was making more rapid progress in the cultivation of hard clams. In 1909 there were distributed from state fish hatcheries 1 531,293,721 fishes (mostly smelt, pike-perch, and winter flatfish); a large number of fish and eggs were also placed in New York waters by the United States Bureau of Fisheries.

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  • The products of the marine fisheries decreased nearly 30% in value from 1891 to 1897, but from 1897 to 1904 they increased from $3,391,595 to $6,230,558, or 80.3%, and a large part of this increase was due to the extension of the successful oyster culture at the E.

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  • The middle series of the Lower Tertiaries, known as the Woolwich and Reading beds, rests either on the Thanet beds or on chalk, and consists chiefly of irregular alternations of clay and sand of very various colours, the former often containing estuarine and oyster shells and the latter flint pebbles.

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  • The history of the Kentish oyster fisheries goes back to the time of the Roman occupation, when the fame of the oyster beds off Rutupiae (Richborough) extended even to Rome.

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  • The genital duct opens by a pore into the urino-genital groove of the oyster (the same arrangement being repeated on each side of the body) close to but distinct from the aperture of the nephridial canal.

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  • The Pseudolamellibranchia included the oyster, scallop and their allies which formerly constituted the order Monomyaria, having only a single large adductor muscle or in addition a very small anterior adductor.

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  • The oyster fisheries at the mouth of the Colne, for which the town has been famous for centuries, belong to the corporation, and are held on a ninetynine years' lease by the Colne Fishery Company, incorporated under an act of 1870.

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  • It has a good harbour (in which there are three lighthouses), considerable coastwise trade, and important oyster fisheries.

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  • The Dutch had long claimed the whole coast from Delaware Bay to Cape Cod, but by the treaty of Hartford (1650), negotiated between himself and the commissioners of the United Colonies of New England, Stuyvesant agreed to a boundary which on the mainland roughly determined the existing boundary between New York and Connecticut and on Long Island extended southward from the west side of Oyster Bay to the Atlantic Ocean.

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  • Each nephridium in the oyster is a pyriform sac, which communicates by a narrow canal with the urino-genital groove placed to the front of the great adductor muscle; by a second narrow canal it communicates with the pericardium.

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  • The Dutch had long claimed the whole coast from Delaware Bay to Cape Cod, but by the treaty of Hartford (1650), negotiated between himself and the commissioners of the United Colonies of New England, Stuyvesant agreed to a boundary which on the mainland roughly determined the existing boundary between New York and Connecticut and on Long Island extended southward from the west side of Oyster Bay to the Atlantic Ocean.

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  • The oyster fisheries are important, and are managed by a very ancient gild, the Company of Free Dredgermen of the Hundred and Manor of Faversham.

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  • The oyster fisheries are important, and are managed by a very ancient gild, the Company of Free Dredgermen of the Hundred and Manor of Faversham.

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  • the younger branches are often injured by the pearl oyster scale (Aspidiotus ostreaeformis), which may be removed by washing in winter with soft soap and hot water.

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  • The oyster fisheries in the vicinity are of considerable importance.

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  • The city is a centre of the Virginia oyster "fisheries."

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  • The less extensive Seasalter and Ham oyster fishery adjoins.

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  • The most valuable branch is the oyster N,; : E, A i=De;I{1a iladelphia ', o K E .'

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  • virginiana) and the Portuguese Oyster (0.

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  • The best known and most frequent forms are the asari (Tapes philippinarum), the hamaguri (Meretrix lusoria), the baka (Mactra sulcataria), the aka-gai (Scapharca inflata), the kaki (oyster), the awabi (Haliotis japonica), the sazae (Turbo cornutus), the hora-gai (Trilonium tritonius), &c. Among the cephalopods several are of great value as articles of food, e.g.

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  • This interpretation of the appearances is contrary to that of Horst, from whom our drawings of the oyster's development are taken.

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  • The fisheries are valuable, especially the oyster fisheries.

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  • The geological formation of the bottom of the Persian Gulf and the temperature and shallowness of its waters appear to be favourable in a high degree to the growth of the pearl oyster.

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  • Cranberries are raised in large quantities, and there are oyster and other shell fisheries.

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  • Some time before 1724 a Baptist church (probably Arminian) was formed at Oyster Bay.

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  • OYSTER.

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  • d irpEov, oyster, so called from its shell, 66TEOV, bone, shell) in zoological nomenclature; there are no genera so similar to Ostrea as to be confounded with it in ordinary language.

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  • The degeneration produced by sedentary habits in all lamellibranchs has in the oyster reached its most advanced stage.

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  • This valve, in the young oyster, is attached to some object on the sea-bottom; in the adult it is sometimes attached, sometimes free.

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  • The organization of the oyster, as compared with that of a typical lamellibranch such as Anodon, is brought about by the reduction of the anterior part of the body accompanying the loss of the anterior adductor, and the enlargement of the posterior region.

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  • The heart and pericardial chamber in the oyster lie along the anterior face of the adductor muscle, almost perpendicular to the direction of the gills, with which in Anodon they are parallel.

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  • In Anodon and the majority of lamellibranchs the ventricle surrounds the intestine; in the oyster the two are quite independent, the intestine passing above the pericardium.

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  • The renal organs of the oyster were discovered by Hoek to agree in their morphological relations with those of other lamellibranchs.

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  • The generative organs of the oyster consist of a system of branching cavities on each side of the body lying immediately beneath the surface.

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  • The researches of Hoek have shown that in the same oyster the genital organs at one time produce ova, at another spermatozoa, and that consequently the oyster does not fertilize itself.

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  • The mass of ova thus contained in the oyster is spoken of by oyster fishers as "white spat," and an oyster containing them is said to be "sick."

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  • The experiment by which Hoek conclusively proved the change of sex in the oyster was as follows.

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  • In an oyster containing white spat microscopic examination of the genital organs shows nothing but a few unexpel]ed ova.

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  • An oyster in this condition was kept in an aquarium by itself for a fortnight, and after that period its genital organs were found to contain multitudes of spermatozoa in all stages of development.

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  • The breeding season of the European oyster lasts from May to September.

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  • The rate of growth of the young oyster is, roughly speaking, an inch Of diameter in a year, but after it has attained a breadth of 3 in.

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  • The development of the American oyster, 0.

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  • virginiana, and of the Portuguese oyster, 0.

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  • But if it is possible to procure a supply of spat from the American oyster by keeping the swarms of larvae in confinement, it ought to be possible in the case of the European oyster.

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  • This would be merely carrying oyster culture a step farther back, and instead of collecting the newly fixed oysters, to obtain the free larvae in numbers and so insure a fall of spat independently of the uncertainty of natural conditions.

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  • Starfishes devour large numbers; they are able to pull the valves of the shell apart and then to digest the body of the oyster by their everted stomach.

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  • Cliona, the boring sponge, destroys the shells and so injures the oyster; the boring annelid Leucodore also excavates the shell.

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  • The approximate value of the world's oyster crop approaches f4,000,000 annually, representing over 30,000,000 bushels, or nearly Io billion oysters.

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  • The following table shows in general terms the yearly oyster product of the world: - United States.

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  • - The oyster is the chief fishery product in the United States.

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  • Other states with important oyster interests are Rhode Island, North Carolina, Louisiana and California.

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  • The oyster fisheries give employment to over 56,000 fishermen, who man 4000 vessels, valued at $4,000,000, and 23,000 boats, valued at $1,470,000; the value of the 1 i,000 dredges and 37,000 tongs, rakes and other appliances used is $365,000.

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  • Oyster banks of some importance exist in the Gulf of St Lawrence and on the coast of British Columbia.

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  • The oyster output of the Dominion has never exceeded 200,000 bushels in a single year, and in 1898 was 134,140 bushels, valued at $217,024.

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  • The natural oyster beds of Great Britain and Ireland have been among the most valuable of the fishery resources, and British oysters have been famous from time immemorial.

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  • The most important oyster region is the Thames estuary, the site of extensive planting operations.

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  • The industry owes its importance to the attention given to oyster cultivation.

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  • The oyster industry has passed from the hands of the fisherman into those of the oyster culturist.

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  • The oyster being sedentary, except for a few days in the earliest stages of its existence, is easily exterminated in any given locality; since, although it may not be possible for the fishermen to rake up from the bottom every individual, wholesale methods of capture soon result in covering up or otherwise destroying the oyster banks or reefs, as the communities of oysters are technically termed.

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  • The main difference between the oyster industry of America and that of Europe lies in the fact that in Europe the native beds have long since been practically destroyed, perhaps not more than 6 or 7% of the oysters of Europe passing from the native beds directly into the hands of the consumer.

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  • The oyster fishery is everywhere, except in localities where the natural beds are nearly exhausted, carried on in the most reckless manner, and in all directions oyster grounds are becoming deteriorated, and in some cases have been entirely destroyed.

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  • At present the oyster is one of the cheapest articles of diet in the United States; and, though it can hardly be expected that the price of American oysters will always remain so low, still, taking into consideration the great wealth of the natural beds along the entire Atlantic coast, it seems certain that a moderate amount of protection would keep the price of seed oysters far below European rates, and that the immense stretches of submerged land especially suited for oyster planting may be utilized and made to produce an abundant harvest at much less cost than that which accompanies the complicated system of culture in vogue in France and Holland.

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  • The simplest form of oyster culture is the preservation of the natural oyster-beds.

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  • The 1 Even Huxley, the most ardent of all opponents of fishery legislation, while denying that oyster-beds had been permanently annihilated by dredging, practically admitted that a bed may be reduced to such a condition that the oyster will only be able to recover its former state by a long struggle with its enemies and competition - in fact that it must re-establish itself much in the same way as they have acquired possession of new grounds in Jutland, a process which, according to his own statement, occupied thirty years (Lecture at the Royal Institution, May 11th, 1883, printed with additions in the English Illustrated Magazine, i.

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  • Huxley's conclusions as regards the future of the oyster industry in Great Britain are doubtless just as applicable to other countries - that the only hope for the oyster consumer lies in the encouragement of oyster-culture, and in the development of some means of breeding oysters under such conditions that the spat shall be safely deposited.

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  • Oyster culture can evidently be carried on only by private enterprise, and the problem for legislation to solve is how to give such rights of property upon those shores which are favourable to oyster culture as may encourage competent persons to invest their money in that undertaking.

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  • The extension of the area of the natural beds is the second step in oyster culture.

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  • As is well known to zoologists, and as has been very lucidly set forth by Mdbius, the location of oyster banks is sharply defined by absolute physical conditions.

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  • Mdbius estimates that for every oyster brought to 1 Connecticut has greatly benefited its oyster industry by giving to oyster-culturists a fee simple title to the lands under control by them.

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  • The collection of oyster spat upon artificial stools has been practised from time immemorial.

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  • As early as the 7th century, and probably before, the Romans practised a kind of oyster culture in Lake Avernus, which still survives to the present day in Lake Fusaro.

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  • The chief centres or regions of oyster production are two, (i) Arcachon, (2) Brittany.

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  • At the beginning of the 19th century there were only natural oyster beds in the basin, and these produced 75 million oysters per annum.

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  • They may then be placed in oyster cases (caisses ostre'ophiles) or in shallow ponds (claires) made on the fore-shore.

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  • In Brittany the chief seat of oyster production is the gulf of Morbihan, where the estuaries of numerous small rivers furnish fore-shores suitable to the industry.

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  • Among rearing districts Marennes and La Tremblade are specially celebrated on account of the extensive system of claires or oyster ponds, in which the green oysters so much prized in Paris are produced.

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  • In the estuaries of Essex there are many private or semi-private oyster fisheries, where the method of culture is to dredge up the oysters in autumn and place them in pits, where they are sorted out, and the suitable ones are selected for the market.

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  • The genuine English "native" is produced in its greatest perfection in the Essex fisheries, and is probably the highest priced oyster in the world.

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  • Oyster Bay >>

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  • The sea mussel is scarcely inferior in commercial value to the oyster.

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  • It is very tolerant of fresh water, fattening best, as does the oyster, in water of density 1014 (the density of the water of the North Sea being 1026).

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  • Experiments made by removing mussels from salt water to brackish, and finally to quite fresh water show that it is even more tolerant of fresh water than the oyster; of thirty mussels so transferred all were alive after fifteen days.

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  • Fishing, as a commercial pursuit, is carried on in seventeen counties, and attains its greatest importance in Cumberland county, where the catch in 1904 was valued at $1,090,157, and the oyster catch alone at $1,046,147.

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  • Among shell-fish, crabs and oysters are taken principally off the east coast; the oyster beds in the shallow water off the north Kent and Essex coasts, as at Whitstable and Colchester, being famous.

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  • Brunswick's growth has been retarded by the successful rivalry of other cities,?notably Savannah; but it has a considerable export trade, principally in lumber, cross-ties and naval stores - its exports were valued at $13,387,838 in 1908--and various manufactories, including planing mills, cooperage works and oyster canneries.

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  • The famous Pearl islands of the Gulf of Panama are claimed by Colombia, and their pearl oyster fisheries are considered a rentable asset by the government.

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  • side of the Chesapeake Bay, above the mouth of the Potomac. Up to 1900, after which year oyster canneries began to be built in the southern states, especially in Mississippi, Baltimore was the centre of the oyster-canning industry.

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  • There are some valuable oyster beds.

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  • The subsequent upheaval restricted direct communication with the open sea to the Danish channels, and the Baltic waters became fresher: the oyster disappeared, but a number of cold salt-water fishes and crustaceans, and even seals, became acclimatized.

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  • Specific acts have also been passed for the establishment and development of oyster, pollan and mussel fisheries.

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  • The oyster fishery represented in 1902 about 45% of the entire value of the state's fisheries, the catch in that year being 689,700 bush., valued at $118,460, an increase over 1897 of 474,800 bush.

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  • - Bathurst, pop. about 8000, the chief town of the colony, in 13° 24' N., 16° 36' W., is built on St Mary's Island, which lies at the mouth of the river near its south bank and is connected with the mainland by a bridge across Oyster Creek.

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  • Above this island is Oyster Bay, formed by the projection, Freycinet Peninsula.

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  • On account of the importations from Canada, Chesapeake Bay and the Great Lakes, the mackerel, cod and menhaden fisheries declined, especially after 1860, and the oyster and lobster fisheries are not as important as formerly.

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  • Here comes four pounds of mixed chocolate and 8 pints of tea, soup, licorice allsorts and lastly the oyster!

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  • saw an oyster catcher on the tidal stretch below Brownshill Lock.

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  • While here you may also observe oyster catchers, geese and the endemic steamer duck along the rocky shores.

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  • celeriac puree and an optional oyster.

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  • Bentley's Oyster Bar has been reopened by Michelin-starred chef Richard Corrigan.

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  • Mint condition Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date - superlative chronometer Officially Certified.

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  • To begin your meal, there is a wonderful cornucopia of seafood in the new (and very pretty) oyster bar.

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  • Also those ice cream oyster things you get from ice cream vans, they are great.

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  • euchre game Yahoo to Oyster Bay... .

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  • Integrated fares using the Oyster card would be extended to rail services, cutting ticket office and ticket barrier queues and reducing fare evasion.

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  • A Gray Topshell (a usually abundant small gastropod) on an Oyster was unusual for this beach.

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  • grit in the oyster of California.

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  • add the hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, soy sauce and sesame oil and continue to cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.

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  • Also those ice cream oyster things you get from ice cream vans, they are great.

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  • jetty survey included some 50 structures in total including old jetties, groins and oyster beds.

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  • silk kaftan in Oyster If ever there was a garment to stun - then this oyster silk kaftan with its ethereal beauty is it!

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  • The fleet ranges in size from a diminutive 707 to the 60 foot Ocean Youth Trusts graceful Oyster built ketches.

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  • liquoricemes four pounds of mixed chocolate and 8 pints of tea, soup, licorice allsorts and lastly the oyster!

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  • Each cap is about 1cm across, much like small oyster mushrooms.

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  • To spend half an hour in conversation with him is something akin to trying to shuck an oyster.

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  • It is not difficult to open an oyster with a sword.

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  • The presence of shells of the pearl oyster, Pinctada radiata, in deposits at the site suggest an possible involvement in pearling.

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  • I nearly forgot, the whole thing was topped with a juicy native oyster, fabulous!

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  • oyster catchers, geese and the endemic steamer duck along the rocky shores.

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  • oyster mushrooms.

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  • oyster shell may be part of some gravel mixes.

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  • oyster sauce.

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  • oyster fisheries based on historic rights.

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  • oyster beds in the Firth of Forth were famous.

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  • A visiting journalist mentioned Tropical Wholefoods to women who were growing oyster mushrooms near the Rwandan border but having problems selling them fresh.

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  • After a few hours sleep we pottered up the river to have a celebratory pint at the ' Butt and Oyster ' .

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  • Other plants to try include black salsify (oyster plant ), coriander, lettuce, onion family, pennyroyal, rosemary and sage.

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  • slice the shallots into rings and heat in the oyster sauce.

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  • Some calcium is made from ground up oyster shells.

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  • shuck an oyster.

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  • Of these samples, 27 were soy sauces and the remainder comprised mushroom soy, oyster, teriyaki and various other similar sauces.

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  • succinate oxidation in oyster muscle.

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  • I was taking him with me back door euchre game Yahoo to Oyster Bay... .

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  • Oysters abound on the eastern coast, and on the shelving banks of a vast extent of the northern coast the pearl oyster is the source of a considerable industry.

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  • Whitstable has been famous for its oyster beds from time immemorial.

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  • The less extensive Seasalter and Ham oyster fishery adjoins.

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  • "Medusae " in Herdman, Rep. Pearl Oyster Fisheries, Gulf of Manaar, iv.

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  • The oyster beds, for which Loch Ryan was once noted, are not cultivated, but the fisheries (white fish and herrings) are still of some consequence.

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  • The most valuable branch is the oyster N,; : E, A i=De;I{1a iladelphia ', o K E .'

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  • The State Geological and Economic Survey has made a careful study of the fishes of North Carolina, of the shad fisheries, of oyster culture, and of the development of terrapin.

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  • the younger branches are often injured by the pearl oyster scale (Aspidiotus ostreaeformis), which may be removed by washing in winter with soft soap and hot water.

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  • The sponge and oyster fisheries are also important.

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  • Parallels may be found in "Prairie oyster," the yolk of an egg with vinegar, pepper, &c. added; or "Scotch woodcock," a savoury of buttered eggs on anchovy toast.

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  • In 1904 a state oyster commission was created to supplant the independent control by the parishes.

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  • They serve the trade of Lake Pontchartrain and the Florida parishes, the lumber, coal, fish, oyster and truck trade of New Orleans, and to some extent are the highway of a miscellaneous coasting trade.

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  • Molluscs are common on the coasts, including the pearl oyster, and in the fresh-water streams and lakes.

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  • One of the oldest of Venezuelan industries, the Margarita pearl fisheries, was prohibited in 1909 for an indefinite time because of the threatened extinction of the oyster beds.

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  • Hornell, Ceylon Pearl Oyster Report, London, The Royal Society, part ii.

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  • In the case of the pearl oyster this parasite is a cestode larva, but in the less valuable but no less genuine pearl produced by Mytilus, &c., the nucleus is a Trematode-larva (Jameson).

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  • Hornell, "Parasites of the Pearl Oyster," Report on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar, The Royal Society (1904), pt.

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  • The best known and most frequent forms are the asari (Tapes philippinarum), the hamaguri (Meretrix lusoria), the baka (Mactra sulcataria), the aka-gai (Scapharca inflata), the kaki (oyster), the awabi (Haliotis japonica), the sazae (Turbo cornutus), the hora-gai (Trilonium tritonius), &c. Among the cephalopods several are of great value as articles of food, e.g.

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  • Its former extensive trade with the West Indies has lately suffered owing to the enormous development of the North Sea ports, but it is still largely engaged in the Greenland whale and the oyster fisheries.

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  • Carpenter (Knowledge, 1901, and Report, Pearl Oyster Fisheries, Royal Society, 1906).

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  • The fisheries, chiefly oyster, sturgeon and shad, yield an annual product valued at about $250,000.

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  • New York was in 1904 more extensively engaged in oyster culture than any other state, and was making more rapid progress in the cultivation of hard clams. In 1909 there were distributed from state fish hatcheries 1 531,293,721 fishes (mostly smelt, pike-perch, and winter flatfish); a large number of fish and eggs were also placed in New York waters by the United States Bureau of Fisheries.

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  • The products of the marine fisheries decreased nearly 30% in value from 1891 to 1897, but from 1897 to 1904 they increased from $3,391,595 to $6,230,558, or 80.3%, and a large part of this increase was due to the extension of the successful oyster culture at the E.

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  • There are large quantities of salmon in the lower Columbia river, in Gray's and Willapa harbours, and in Puget Sound; oyster fisheries in Gray's and Willapa harbours and in Puget Sound; cod, perch, flounders, smelt, herring and sardines in these and other salt waters.

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  • Although born in New York, Mr Roosevelt spent much of his boyhood at Oyster Bay, the country home of his father, on Long Island Sound, where he began with a distinct purpose, unusual among boys of his age, to build up a naturally frail physique by rowing and swimming in the waters of Long Island Sound, and by riding over the hills and tramping through the woods of Long Island.

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  • The middle series of the Lower Tertiaries, known as the Woolwich and Reading beds, rests either on the Thanet beds or on chalk, and consists chiefly of irregular alternations of clay and sand of very various colours, the former often containing estuarine and oyster shells and the latter flint pebbles.

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  • The history of the Kentish oyster fisheries goes back to the time of the Roman occupation, when the fame of the oyster beds off Rutupiae (Richborough) extended even to Rome.

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  • At West New Brighton is a large dyeing establishment, there are also ship-building yards, oyster fisheries, and truck farms, and among the maufactures are linoleum, paper, white lead, linseed oil, brick, and fire-clay products.

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  • The cockle is liable to the same suspicion as the oyster of conveying the contamination of typhoid fever where the shores are polluted, but as it is boiled before being eaten it is probably less dangerous.

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  • In September 1650 he came to an agreement with the commissioners of the United Colonies of New England at Hartford upon the boundary between New Netherland and Connecticut, involving the sacrifice of a large amount of territory, the new boundary crossing Long Island from the west side of Oyster Bay to the Atlantic Ocean, and on the mainland north from a point west of Greenwich Bay, 4 m.

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  • Locmariaquer has a small port, and oyster culture is carried on close to it.

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  • In the oyster it is absent altogether.

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  • That of the common oyster was described by Hoek.

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  • Each nephridium in the oyster is a pyriform sac, which communicates by a narrow canal with the urino-genital groove placed to the front of the great adductor muscle; by a second narrow canal it communicates with the pericardium.

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  • The genital duct opens by a pore into the urino-genital groove of the oyster (the same arrangement being repeated on each side of the body) close to but distinct from the aperture of the nephridial canal.

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  • Previously to Hoek's discovery a brown-coloured investment of the auricles of the heart of the oyster had been supposed to represent the nephridia in a rudimentary state.

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  • - Development of the Oyster, Ostrea edulis.

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  • This interpretation of the appearances is contrary to that of Horst, from whom our drawings of the oyster's development are taken.

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  • In some Lamellibranchs - for instance, the European Oyster and the Pisidium pusillum - the sexes are united in the same individual; but here, as in most hermaphrodite animals, the two sexual elements are not ripe in the same individual at the same moment.

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  • The American Oyster (0.

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  • virginiana) and the Portuguese Oyster (0.

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  • An example of the former is seen in the development of the European oyster, to the figure of which and its explanation the reader is specially referred (fig.

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  • The Pseudolamellibranchia included the oyster, scallop and their allies which formerly constituted the order Monomyaria, having only a single large adductor muscle or in addition a very small anterior adductor.

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  • The oyster fisheries in the vicinity are of considerable importance.

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  • The forms comprised in the various groups, whilst exhibiting an extreme range of variety in shape, as may be seen on comparing an oyster, a cuttle-fish, and a sea-slug such as Doris; whilst adapted, some to life on dry land, others to the depths of the sea, others to rushing streams; whilst capable, some of swimming, others of burrowing, crawling or jumping, some, on the other hand, fixed and immobile; some amongst the most formidable of carnivores, others feeding on vegetable mud, or on the minutest of microscopic organisms - yet all agree in possessing in common a very considerable number of structural details which are not possessed in common by any other animals.

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  • The oyster fisheries at the mouth of the Colne, for which the town has been famous for centuries, belong to the corporation, and are held on a ninetynine years' lease by the Colne Fishery Company, incorporated under an act of 1870.

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  • The city is a centre of the Virginia oyster "fisheries."

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  • It has a good harbour (in which there are three lighthouses), considerable coastwise trade, and important oyster fisheries.

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  • Olympia oysters are widely known in the Pacific coast region; they are obtained chiefly from Oyster Bay, Skookum Bay, North Bay and South Bay, all near Olympia.

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  • Translucent oyster shells are a common substitute for glass; and the walls are whitewashed, but on account of the frequency of earthquakes are not plastered.

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  • The fisheries are valuable, especially the oyster fisheries.

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  • The geological formation of the bottom of the Persian Gulf and the temperature and shallowness of its waters appear to be favourable in a high degree to the growth of the pearl oyster.

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  • There are valuable oyster fisheries in Chesapeake Bay.

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  • Cranberries are raised in large quantities, and there are oyster and other shell fisheries.

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  • Some time before 1724 a Baptist church (probably Arminian) was formed at Oyster Bay.

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  • d irpEov, oyster, so called from its shell, 66TEOV, bone, shell) in zoological nomenclature; there are no genera so similar to Ostrea as to be confounded with it in ordinary language.

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  • The degeneration produced by sedentary habits in all lamellibranchs has in the oyster reached its most advanced stage.

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  • This valve, in the young oyster, is attached to some object on the sea-bottom; in the adult it is sometimes attached, sometimes free.

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  • The organization of the oyster, as compared with that of a typical lamellibranch such as Anodon (see Lamellibranchia), is brought about by the reduction of the anterior part of the body accompanying the loss of the anterior adductor, and the enlargement of the posterior region.

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  • The heart and pericardial chamber in the oyster lie along the anterior face of the adductor muscle, almost perpendicular to the direction of the gills, with which in Anodon they are parallel.

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  • In Anodon and the majority of lamellibranchs the ventricle surrounds the intestine; in the oyster the two are quite independent, the intestine passing above the pericardium.

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  • The renal organs of the oyster were discovered by Hoek to agree in their morphological relations with those of other lamellibranchs.

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  • The generative organs of the oyster consist of a system of branching cavities on each side of the body lying immediately beneath the surface.

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  • The researches of Hoek have shown that in the same oyster the genital organs at one time produce ova, at another spermatozoa, and that consequently the oyster does not fertilize itself.

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  • The mass of ova thus contained in the oyster is spoken of by oyster fishers as "white spat," and an oyster containing them is said to be "sick."

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  • The experiment by which Hoek conclusively proved the change of sex in the oyster was as follows.

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  • In an oyster containing white spat microscopic examination of the genital organs shows nothing but a few unexpel]ed ova.

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  • An oyster in this condition was kept in an aquarium by itself for a fortnight, and after that period its genital organs were found to contain multitudes of spermatozoa in all stages of development.

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  • The breeding season of the European oyster lasts from May to September.

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  • The rate of growth of the young oyster is, roughly speaking, an inch Of diameter in a year, but after it has attained a breadth of 3 in.

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  • But if it is possible to procure a supply of spat from the American oyster by keeping the swarms of larvae in confinement, it ought to be possible in the case of the European oyster.

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  • This would be merely carrying oyster culture a step farther back, and instead of collecting the newly fixed oysters, to obtain the free larvae in numbers and so insure a fall of spat independently of the uncertainty of natural conditions.

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  • Starfishes devour large numbers; they are able to pull the valves of the shell apart and then to digest the body of the oyster by their everted stomach.

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  • Cliona, the boring sponge, destroys the shells and so injures the oyster; the boring annelid Leucodore also excavates the shell.

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  • The approximate value of the world's oyster crop approaches f4,000,000 annually, representing over 30,000,000 bushels, or nearly Io billion oysters.

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  • The following table shows in general terms the yearly oyster product of the world: - United States.

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  • - The oyster is the chief fishery product in the United States.

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  • Other states with important oyster interests are Rhode Island, North Carolina, Louisiana and California.

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  • The oyster fisheries give employment to over 56,000 fishermen, who man 4000 vessels, valued at $4,000,000, and 23,000 boats, valued at $1,470,000; the value of the 1 i,000 dredges and 37,000 tongs, rakes and other appliances used is $365,000.

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  • Oyster banks of some importance exist in the Gulf of St Lawrence and on the coast of British Columbia.

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  • The oyster output of the Dominion has never exceeded 200,000 bushels in a single year, and in 1898 was 134,140 bushels, valued at $217,024.

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  • The natural oyster beds of Great Britain and Ireland have been among the most valuable of the fishery resources, and British oysters have been famous from time immemorial.

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  • The most important oyster region is the Thames estuary, the site of extensive planting operations.

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  • The industry owes its importance to the attention given to oyster cultivation.

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  • The oyster industry has passed from the hands of the fisherman into those of the oyster culturist.

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  • The oyster being sedentary, except for a few days in the earliest stages of its existence, is easily exterminated in any given locality; since, although it may not be possible for the fishermen to rake up from the bottom every individual, wholesale methods of capture soon result in covering up or otherwise destroying the oyster banks or reefs, as the communities of oysters are technically termed.

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  • The main difference between the oyster industry of America and that of Europe lies in the fact that in Europe the native beds have long since been practically destroyed, perhaps not more than 6 or 7% of the oysters of Europe passing from the native beds directly into the hands of the consumer.

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  • The oyster fishery is everywhere, except in localities where the natural beds are nearly exhausted, carried on in the most reckless manner, and in all directions oyster grounds are becoming deteriorated, and in some cases have been entirely destroyed.

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  • At present the oyster is one of the cheapest articles of diet in the United States; and, though it can hardly be expected that the price of American oysters will always remain so low, still, taking into consideration the great wealth of the natural beds along the entire Atlantic coast, it seems certain that a moderate amount of protection would keep the price of seed oysters far below European rates, and that the immense stretches of submerged land especially suited for oyster planting may be utilized and made to produce an abundant harvest at much less cost than that which accompanies the complicated system of culture in vogue in France and Holland.

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  • The simplest form of oyster culture is the preservation of the natural oyster-beds.

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  • The 1 Even Huxley, the most ardent of all opponents of fishery legislation, while denying that oyster-beds had been permanently annihilated by dredging, practically admitted that a bed may be reduced to such a condition that the oyster will only be able to recover its former state by a long struggle with its enemies and competition - in fact that it must re-establish itself much in the same way as they have acquired possession of new grounds in Jutland, a process which, according to his own statement, occupied thirty years (Lecture at the Royal Institution, May 11th, 1883, printed with additions in the English Illustrated Magazine, i.

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  • Huxley's conclusions as regards the future of the oyster industry in Great Britain are doubtless just as applicable to other countries - that the only hope for the oyster consumer lies in the encouragement of oyster-culture, and in the development of some means of breeding oysters under such conditions that the spat shall be safely deposited.

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  • Oyster culture can evidently be carried on only by private enterprise, and the problem for legislation to solve is how to give such rights of property upon those shores which are favourable to oyster culture as may encourage competent persons to invest their money in that undertaking.

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  • The extension of the area of the natural beds is the second step in oyster culture.

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  • As is well known to zoologists, and as has been very lucidly set forth by Mdbius, the location of oyster banks is sharply defined by absolute physical conditions.

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  • Mdbius estimates that for every oyster brought to 1 Connecticut has greatly benefited its oyster industry by giving to oyster-culturists a fee simple title to the lands under control by them.

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  • The collection of oyster spat upon artificial stools has been practised from time immemorial.

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  • As early as the 7th century, and probably before, the Romans practised a kind of oyster culture in Lake Avernus, which still survives to the present day in Lake Fusaro.

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  • The chief centres or regions of oyster production are two, (i) Arcachon, (2) Brittany.

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  • At the beginning of the 19th century there were only natural oyster beds in the basin, and these produced 75 million oysters per annum.

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  • They may then be placed in oyster cases (caisses ostre'ophiles) or in shallow ponds (claires) made on the fore-shore.

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  • In Brittany the chief seat of oyster production is the gulf of Morbihan, where the estuaries of numerous small rivers furnish fore-shores suitable to the industry.

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  • Among rearing districts Marennes and La Tremblade are specially celebrated on account of the extensive system of claires or oyster ponds, in which the green oysters so much prized in Paris are produced.

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  • In the estuaries of Essex there are many private or semi-private oyster fisheries, where the method of culture is to dredge up the oysters in autumn and place them in pits, where they are sorted out, and the suitable ones are selected for the market.

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  • The genuine English "native" is produced in its greatest perfection in the Essex fisheries, and is probably the highest priced oyster in the world.

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  • In addition to the literature quoted see also the following: Rapport sur les recherches concernant l'huitre et l'ostreiculture public par la Commission de la Societe Neerlandaise de Zoologie (Leiden, 1883-1884); P. Brocchi, Traite de l'ostreiculture (Paris, 1883); Bashford Dean, European Oyster Culture, Bulletin U.S. Fish Commission, vol.

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  • The sea mussel is scarcely inferior in commercial value to the oyster.

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  • It is very tolerant of fresh water, fattening best, as does the oyster, in water of density 1014 (the density of the water of the North Sea being 1026).

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  • Experiments made by removing mussels from salt water to brackish, and finally to quite fresh water show that it is even more tolerant of fresh water than the oyster; of thirty mussels so transferred all were alive after fifteen days.

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  • Fishing, as a commercial pursuit, is carried on in seventeen counties, and attains its greatest importance in Cumberland county, where the catch in 1904 was valued at $1,090,157, and the oyster catch alone at $1,046,147.

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  • Among shell-fish, crabs and oysters are taken principally off the east coast; the oyster beds in the shallow water off the north Kent and Essex coasts, as at Whitstable and Colchester, being famous.

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  • Brunswick's growth has been retarded by the successful rivalry of other cities,?notably Savannah; but it has a considerable export trade, principally in lumber, cross-ties and naval stores - its exports were valued at $13,387,838 in 1908--and various manufactories, including planing mills, cooperage works and oyster canneries.

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  • The famous Pearl islands of the Gulf of Panama are claimed by Colombia, and their pearl oyster fisheries are considered a rentable asset by the government.

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  • side of the Chesapeake Bay, above the mouth of the Potomac. Up to 1900, after which year oyster canneries began to be built in the southern states, especially in Mississippi, Baltimore was the centre of the oyster-canning industry.

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  • There are some valuable oyster beds.

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  • The subsequent upheaval restricted direct communication with the open sea to the Danish channels, and the Baltic waters became fresher: the oyster disappeared, but a number of cold salt-water fishes and crustaceans, and even seals, became acclimatized.

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  • Specific acts have also been passed for the establishment and development of oyster, pollan and mussel fisheries.

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  • The oyster fishery represented in 1902 about 45% of the entire value of the state's fisheries, the catch in that year being 689,700 bush., valued at $118,460, an increase over 1897 of 474,800 bush.

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  • - Bathurst, pop. about 8000, the chief town of the colony, in 13° 24' N., 16° 36' W., is built on St Mary's Island, which lies at the mouth of the river near its south bank and is connected with the mainland by a bridge across Oyster Creek.

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  • Above this island is Oyster Bay, formed by the projection, Freycinet Peninsula.

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  • On account of the importations from Canada, Chesapeake Bay and the Great Lakes, the mackerel, cod and menhaden fisheries declined, especially after 1860, and the oyster and lobster fisheries are not as important as formerly.

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  • Other plants to try include black salsify (oyster plant), coriander, lettuce, onion family, pennyroyal, rosemary and sage.

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  • Some calcium is made from ground up oyster shells.

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  • Of these samples, 27 were soy sauces and the remainder comprised mushroom soy, oyster, teriyaki and various other similar sauces.

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  • Here, we'll also hope to observe oyster catchers, geese and the endemic steamer duck along the rocky shores.

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  • Humphrey, G.F. (1948) The effect of narcotics on the endogenous respiration and succinate oxidation in oyster muscle.

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  • "The world is your oyster" is a paraphrase of a metaphor first used by William Shakespeare.

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  • I'll have the abalone slices with the oyster sauce, please. 

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  • They are created by planting a small irritant in an oyster's shell and forcing the oyster to create a pearl.

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  • They look similar to oyster shells and come in a variety of natural colors.

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  • Neutral tones of tan, brown and oyster pearl are accented with a splash of Roasted Squash orange.

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  • When photographing couples, the world is your oyster.

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  • The seasonings used are chili, garlic, onion, ginger, oyster sauce, fish sauce and salt.

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  • The world is your sweaty, spandex-covered oyster.

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  • Slight differences in color between white, ivory, oyster, diamond white, light gold, and champagne mist, for example, may not show adequately on the screen but could make all the difference on your skin tone.

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  • Her college career ended after one semester when DeGeneres started a variety of different jobs, including a waitress, house painter and oyster shucker.

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  • The band's late 1960s origin and their contemporary appeal make Blue Oyster Cult tabs desirable to musicians across a range of eras and styles.

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  • Over the next five years, the band would undergo many name changes before settling on Blue Oyster Cult in 1971.

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  • If you'd like to learn additional Blue Oyster Cult tabs from the band's large discography, the websites listed here provide a good variety of options for guitar players.

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  • If you prefer hard copies of tablature or sheet music, you'll find a listing of what's available at Blue Oyster Cult's official website.

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  • Until you learn how to read guitar tablature properly, your Blue Oyster Cult tabs will do little to improve your playing.

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  • Pearls are formed by a piece of grit or sand getting into an oyster or mussel.

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  • Cultured freshwater pearls can be encouraged to grow in a variety of shapes, for instance hearts and crosses by placing preformed grit into the oyster.

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  • As the pearl is formed by the oyster placing layer upon layer of pearl material onto the center grit, the finished pearl will take on this shape.

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  • Both a cultured pearl and a natural pearl form inside of an oyster as the result of a foreign object, which becomes an irritant, getting lodged inside the body of the mollusk.

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  • In a cultured pearl the irritant, usually a tiny piece of polished shell, is implanted inside the oyster by the pearl farmer.

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  • As a defense against the irritant, the oyster's body secrets a substance called nacre which coats the irritant.

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  • As long as the irritant remains inside the oyster, the oyster keeps producing layers around it.

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  • The beautiful variety of pearl colors is the result of the nacre the oyster produces.

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  • This type of oyster is the only type that produces black pearls naturally.

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  • Because there is no way to accurately predict the color of the pearl an oyster will produce, purchasing a matched strand of South Seas pearls can be very expensive.

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  • Mother of pearl is created from the nacre on the inside layer of an oyster shell, but genuine pearls are created inside the oyster.

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  • Both come in sizes 14W-28W and in the color oyster.

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  • Oyster Point Dentistry offers information about oral appliance that may be used to treat snoring.

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  • From customizing the home screen to downloading new wallpapers, the world is your oyster.

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  • Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Network Inc. One South Road, Oyster Bay, NY 11771-1905.

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  • If the insomnia appears to be associated with excess yang energy arising from the liver, the practitioner will give the patient oyster shells.

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  • Situated in New York Harbor, Ellis Island originally was called Little Oyster Island.

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  • By the mid 1700s, the colonists started referring to it as "Oyster Island" due to the extensive natural oyster beds surrounding the island area.

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  • Lunches range from the $8 oyster stew to a $13 cheddar bacon sirloin burger.

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  • My favorite dish in The Tonga Room is Peppered Beef Tenderloin served with baby bok choy, oyster mushrooms and a black pepper-soy glaze.

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  • Create a soup lover's basket that features pretty soup mugs, oyster crackers, and an assortment of dry soup mixes.

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  • F.X. McRory's Steak, Chop & Oyster House: This restaurant in downtown near Safeco Field is a great place to hang out with other Mariners fans.

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  • To grow a single black specimen can take up to two years, and the dark coloration only comes from a specific type of black-lipped oyster, pinctada margaratifara.

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  • At the same time, they are the second largest type of oyster in the world, and black pearls are often larger than white pearls - often reaching 10-17 millimeters in diameter.

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  • All pearls are layered with nacre, the gradually thickening coating that covers the initial irritant to form the pearl, and nacre is the same material as the oyster's shell, creating an opalescent sheen known as "mother of pearl."

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  • Natural black is the rarest of pearl shades and is only found in one type of oyster, pinctada margaratifara, which itself is confined to the waters off Tahiti.

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  • The pearls grow inside the Pinctada margaritfera, a black-lipped oyster, found in French Polynesia, near Tahiti.

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  • Nacre is a material implanted in the oyster during pearl formation.

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  • Size: Tahitian pearls run larger than many other types of pearls because they come from a larger oyster.

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  • The world is your oyster when it comes to locating places that will keep kids happy and parents content.

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  • Mother of Pearl: The interior of an oyster's shell that has been polished to shine.

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  • In fact, Ian Fleming, creator of the legendary super spy James Bond, gave the character a Rolex Oyster Perpetual in his series of spy novels.

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  • Rolex Oyster Perpetual - The watch preferred by James Bond, the Oyster Perpetual has been a symbol of quality and greatness for years, and because of it's timeless design, it will be for years to come.

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  • Produced in steel and 18 ct yellow gold, the Oyster Perpetual comes in two elegant designs, both with an Oyster bracelet, self-winding, and waterproof up to 100 meters.

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  • Oyster Professional Explorer - It was created exclusively for the ascent of Mount Everest in 1953 by John Hunt and his team of climbers.

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  • Another watch made in the same vein is the Oyster Perpetual Sea Dweller 2000, made in 1971 for deep-sea divers.

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  • The Rolex Daytona Oyster Perpetual is known as a very rare watch and is near impossible to come by.

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  • Oyster Perpetual: The Oyster Perpetual is most famous for being the type of watch James Bond wore.

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  • Oyster Professional: The Rolex Professional line contains sporty models with steel or leather bands.

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  • The watches have a higher level of water resistance than the Oyster Perpetual line.

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  • He Got Game, 1998: An up-and-coming young basketball player portrayed by Ray Allen is offered a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date by a silken-tongued sports agent.

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  • Along with impressive tech attributes, some Oyster Perpetual watches are made of platinum and boast a generous sprinkling of diamonds.

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  • Tactile: The world is your oyster when it comes to "touchy" toys.

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  • Their signature oyster loaves have been popular for nearly a century.

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  • The menu is simple and to the point and serves up easily recognizable items like gumbo, oyster stew, crab claws and fried calamari.

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  • Specializing in seafood, the restaurant also features an oyster bar.

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