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Season for oysters, clams set to open Sept. 16 in S.C.

Oystering

According to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), commercial landings last year totaled 31,600 bushels of oysters from state shellfish grounds, which is the highest volume harvested from public grounds over the last 10 years. Total shellfish landings last year averaged 82,000 bushels, which is the same quantity tallied the previous year. (Photo courtesy Phillip Jones - SCDNR)


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