National Geographic : 1913 Mar
Photo from Dr. Hugh M. mith EXPOSED BED OF TRANSPLANTED EASTERN OYSTERS IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY "The most abundant of the native species, found in all the Pacific States, is very small and has astrong flavor. Itisnever served onthe half shell, but is eaten in bulk, 1oo or more oysters often being a 'portion' for one person. . . During thepast 40years immense quantities of Atlantic oysters have been transplanted to the Pacific coast, and a large business has sprung up which surpasses that inthe natives" (see text, pages 264 and 265).