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Oyster restoration

Picture by: Bill Dewy, Taylor Shellfish Farms Picture taken on: December 7th, 2011

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NOAA scientist are developing better tools to provide early and accurate warnings to the risks of a harmful algal bloom or bacterial outbreak affecting shellfish. Such forecasts can help managers protect the West Coast's valuable shellfish resources as well as human and ecosystem health.

Related Story: Developing an Early Warning System to Protect Shellfish from Toxins & Pathogens