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Heath Davis is farming oysters in bags on a submerged site in Cedar Key.
'Dear Gov. Scott, CK oysters need help, too'

While Cedar Key is famed for its sweet, succulent clams, it was the area’s fat, salty oysters that once ruled the shellfish business.

But they have fallen on hard times, much like their neighbors to the north in Apalachicola Bay and the local waters were depleted by a drought of several years that made the area waters too salty for oysters to thrive and made them vulnerable to disease.

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