On the south, near the only village, is the harbour, which has been dredged to a depth of 13 ft.
Oysters are dredged here and are shipped hence in large quantities.
There is scarcely a county in England in which its remains have not been found in alluvial gravel or in caverns, and numbers of its teeth are dredged in the North Sea.
Basins were dredged to give depths of 15 and 2 4 ft.
The river Main has been dredged so as to afford heavy barge traffic with the towns of the upper Main and with the Rhine, and cargo boats load and unload alongside its busy quays.
Of safe dock frontage, the channel having been dredged for 6 m.
A recently described species, Dolichorhynchus indicus, characterized by the great length of the praeoral lobe or snout, has been dredged in the Indian Ocean.
The numerous harbours are chiefly artificial, usually located at the mouths of streams, the improvements consisting of two parallel piers extending into the lake and protecting a dredged channel.
It is one of the seaports of Georgia, the Federal government having dredged a channel in the inner harbour 21 ft.
It occurs also in the Atlantic off the north-west of Africa, and recently it has been dredged in deep water off the west of Ireland.