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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish1870

Hauling the largest shad seine in the world. Spawn-taking operations on the Potomac River. Trying to save from extinction one of America's finest flavored food fish. In: "The Boy with the U.S. Fisheries," by Francis Rolt-Wheeler, 1912. Boston, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. P. 202.

Image ID: fish1870, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection

Category: Fisheries/Historic/

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