University of Maryland Center for Environmental ScienceHorn Point Oyster Hatchery

Larval Swimming and Feeding Behavior

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Male and Female Oysters Spawning

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Bringing In Broodstock

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Cleaning Broodstock

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Conditioning System

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Crawling Behavior

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Draining Mass Larval Tanks

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Oysters Filtering Food

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More Crawling

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Adding Larvae to Mass Larval Tanks

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Crawling just prior to settlement

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Adding Larvae to Setting Tanks

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Setting Tanks and Shell Bags

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Swarming Behavior

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