Description: Sea Grant researcher Wilbur Breese checking the growth rate of cultured oyster spat. Breese set up a pilot oyster hatchery at Oregon State University's Marine Science Center in 1965. His investigations succeeded in unlocking the mysteries of oyster reproduction and paved the way for the establishment of commercial oyster seed hatcheries.
Source: Sea Grant College Porgram Photographs (P 185)
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