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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish1360

Beginning of the Alaska King Crab fishery. Meat from one crab is sufficient to fill several cans. Scientists of the Fish and Wildlife Service, a forerunner of today's NMFS, showed where to catch crabs and helped develop satisfactory canning methods. King crab being shown by Captain Trafton on the ship DOROTHY. F&W - 12,476.

Image ID: fish1360, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Alaska
Photographer: Archival photograph by Mr. Sean Linehan, NOS, NGS

Category: Fisheries/Historical/

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