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Item 102241

Picking mussels, Westport Island, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Wagner-Higgins Family through Westport Island History Committee Date: circa 1912 Location: Westport Island Media: Photographic print

Item 102776

Champlain Society Report on the marine Invertebrata of Mount Desert, 1880

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: 1880 Location: Mount Desert Media: Ink on paper; softbound notebook

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Item 35105

Fishermen's huts, Chebeague Island, ca. 1888

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1888 Location: Chebeague Island Media: Photographic print

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

… addition was also granite from the same quarry at Mussel Ridge Islands in Penobscot Bay. The architectural style of the 2.5 story building is…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 1 of 4

… “soup” that feeds the plankton, clams, mussels, worms and some fish. These creatures in turn feed larger animals such as raccoons, striped bass and…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 2 of 4

Toxins accumulate in mussels and clams during a red tide and can cause paralytic shellfish poisoning in consumers.

My Maine Stories

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Ogunquit Beach Sonnet
by Shannon Schooley

Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.