How New Jersey's state shell might save Barnegat Bay

April 19, 2015 3:05 PM

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BERKELEY TOWNSHIP — A mountain of shells lay along the western shore of Barnegat Bay.

They're being transported by barge and placed at a location off Good Luck Point, just a few hundred feet from the shoreline. The 62,000 or so knobbed whelk, the state shell of New Jersey, may play an important part in improving the health of the Bay.

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