Oyster fishing off the at Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex.
Shellfish research at Burnham-on-Crouch in Essex.
L/S Pan across sea and boats. M/S Boat grounded on beach, man getting out. M/S Man examining oyster crates in boat. L/S Pan over flat beds, sea in foreground. M/S Men swinging oyster nets on board and tipping oysters on deck. L/S Men sorting out oysters. L/S Man sorting out oysters. C/U Man picks up oysters and places them on side of boat. C/U Oyster, man scratching it. M/S Man examining oyster through magnifying glass. L/S Man shovelling oysters from deck into crushing machine.
M/S Man at winch. M/S Men shovelling slipper limpets into crushing machine. M/S Slipper limpets coming out of bottom of crushing machine. L/S Man tipping basket of crushed slipper limpets overboard. L/S Man walking along beach. He bends down to pick up oysters. C/U and M/S Man examining rock. L/S Man walking along foreshore. He bends down to examine samples in sea. C/U Man examining samples from sea. L/S Oyster beds, men shovelling out oysters. C/U Man shovelling oysters from bed and into basket. L/U Old derelict oyster beds, pan to new ones.