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  • once a plentiful creature in the Humber, overfishing and disease drove oysters to extinction.

  • Now they are back.

  • The results from a trial project earlier this year suggests the species has all the potential to thrive.

  • Okay, this project is sourcing new oysters from a Scottish Sealock.

  • Thousands of them are being relocated to the very different surroundings of the humble mud flats.

  • But why go to this trouble in the first place?

  • For the sake of one species?

  • Well, it's all about biodiversity enriching all marine life in this area.

  • We're on a sandy area of mud on.

  • There's not a lot of feature here.

  • There's not many species here, something like oysters form reefs on form structure, which a lot of other animals use placed in sacks and attached to metal frames.

  • They'll soon be covered by the incoming tide.

  • A single oyster can filter 50 gallons of water per day as it feeds, and many believe this could even have a cleaning effect on this estuary, known as a delicacy of the dinner table.

  • There's increasing interest in the environmental benefits these creatures can offer their now plans for tens of thousands of oysters toe once again populate this history.

  • Okay, This project is sourcing new oysters from a Scottish Sealock.

  • Thousands of them are being relocated to the very different surroundings of the humble mud flats.

  • Something like oysters form reefs on form structure which a lot of other animals use.

  • Placed in sacks and attached to metal frames.

  • They'll soon be covered by the incoming tide.

  • Many believe this could even have a cleaning effect on this estuary.

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once a plentiful creature in the Humber, overfishing and disease drove oysters to extinction.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/03/23
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