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THE CONSERVATION OF OUR OYSTER SUPPLY.
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Fig. 13.—Sorting the Growing Seed Oysters at Arcachon.

This scene is precisely similar to that which takes place at the opening and closing of the great sturgeon fishing of the Don Cossacks in southern Russia, which I described, in an article on Sturgeon Fishing on the Don, in 1800.

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Fig. 14.—The Celebrated French Oyster Park at Breneguy.