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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish0277

Tagging immature salmon on board the Japanese vessel KAIYO MARU. Urawa-san (a Japanese researcher) is releasing an immature salmon that was captured in the trawl net and tagged with disk tags. The Ocean Carrying Capacity program collaborates with Canada, Japan, and Russia on the Bering Aleutian Salmon International Survey program, a long-term ecosystem research program.

Image ID: fish0277, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: Alaska, central Bering Sea
Photo Date: 2002 September
Photographer: Ellen Martinson, NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC/Auke Bay Lab

Category: NOAA 200th Photo Contest/

High Resolution Photo Available

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