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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Geoduck Farming and Waterlogged Logs

Geoduck farm damaged by
waterlogged log. Netting removed
and tubes displaced.
Loose tubes seen just below
the water line were collected (~70).
 
Remaining dislodged tubes were 
carried away by the current,
some over 2,000 feet.
 
11 found and returned to the owner.
Missing lost tubes not collected from the farm
are located somewhere else, most likely
in the subtidal area.
 
 
 

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