BEALS, ME – SEPTEMBER 9: Brian Beal holds a handful of juvenile mussels on September 9, 2015 that he is raising inside of mesh bags as part of an experiment in the hatchery at the Downeast Insitute in Beals. Beals is the director of research at the institute and a marine shellfish ecologist at the University of Maine Machias. (Photo by Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer)

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