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Saturday, June 13, 2009

Oysters in deep trouble: Is Pacific Ocean's chemistry killing sea life?

Oysters' failure to reproduce will lead workers like Northern Oyster Co.'s Gildardo Mendoza to collect far more of their product from a state "oyster preserve" in Willapa Bay. Pacific oysters haven't successfully reproduced in the wild since 2004.