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Shellfish, water dwelling invertebrate animals, live on the seafloor or burrow just under the seabed surface. The fresh and saltwaters of Cape Cod are an essential habitat for many species of shellfish, finfish, animal, and plant life. 

In this exhibit, learn about what shellfish inhabit the Cape, what aquaculture farming consists of on the Cape, and what the equipment and history of shellfishing on the Cape has looked like over the years.

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