A place for gathering shellfish, such as oysters and clams; or in a broader sense, the right to take shellfish which may be found on the bed of a particular stretch of water. 35 Am J2d Fish § 13. A matter of private right where shellfish have been planted in a marked place in which none of the kind have been growing naturally. 35 Am J2d Fish § 5.

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