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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish1352

Purse seining. Salmon swimming near the surface are surrounded with a wall of netting, which is supported by floats. Lines are then drawn tight in the lower surface of the net to "purse" it into a baglike shape. The fish are then bailed out of the net. F&WL C-1163.

Image ID: fish1352, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Southeast Alaska
Photo Date: 1938 Ca.
Photographer: Archival photograph by Mr. Sean Linehan, NOS, NGS

Category: Fisheries/Historical/

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