All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

I photographed these Oyster shells outside a restaurant in Apalachicola, FL (which explains the lemon rind!). Oysters live in shallow beds in the bay and are harvested by fishermen. The animals are filter feeders and are highly sensitive to pollutants ...
I photographed these Oyster shells outside a restaurant in Apalachicola, FL (which explains the lemon rind!). Oysters live in shallow beds in the bay and are harvested by fishermen. The animals are filter feeders and are highly sensitive to pollutants in the water. The beds were opened early in May 2010 to allow the fishermen to begin harvesting the oysters before the oil spill reached the beds.

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