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Mobile Bay,

arm of the Gulf of Mexico, SW Ala., from 8 to 18 mi (12.9–29 km) wide, extending c.35 mi (56 km) from the Gulf to the mouth of the Mobile River. A ship channel connects Mobile Bay with the Gulf. The Intracoastal Waterway passes through the southern part of the bay. Mobile, Ala., is on the northwest shore. Admiral David Farragut, a Civil War naval hero, won the celebrated battle of Mobile Bay on Aug. 5, 1864.
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Our objective was to compare the instantaneous population growth and shell/somatic growth of oyster populations experiencing moderately hypoxic and nonnoxic conditions in Mobile Bay, AL.
Between July and October 2007, we deployed three replicate moorings at two locations in Mobile Bay, AL.

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