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Ambitious project aims to coax oysters back to New York waters

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Murray Fisher (above, at left), executive director of the New York Harbor Foundation, and a staff member placing oysters into a floating cage in Bayswater Point State Park in New York.

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Murray Fisher, executive director of the New York Harbor Foundation, and a staff member placing oysters into a floating cage in Bayswater Point State Park in New York.

New York

TORRENTIAL rain poured down on the team of scientists and conservationists on Jamaica Bay as their small boat slowly towed about 85 cages packed with 36,000 oysters, a species that once blanketed New York Harbor but is now nearly extinct there.

"We are quite the sight,"

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