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Mike Cronin, Janeeka Anderson

Mike Cronin and Janeeka Anderson describe their experiences as long-time clammers living in Gouldsboro. Mike tells about near misses and close calls during his time scallop diving, as well as his observations during the soft-shell clam decline. Janeeka emphasizes the importance of the Gouldsboro Clam Committee’s re-seeding project and its attempts to learn more about the decline of soft-shell clams.




Tiegan Paulson

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Galen Koch

Suggested citation: Cronin, Mike, and Anderson, Janeeka, Frenchman Bay Oral History Interviews, May 2nd, 2023, by Tiegan Paulson, # pages, Maine Sound and Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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