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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish2133

Tuna purse seiner is headed towards school of tuna to encircle with net. Workboat that helps hold net during deployment is still on starboard stern. Smaller vessel in water is used to make noise to scare tuna into staying within confines of net prior to ship and workboat deploying and closing the net.

Image ID: fish2133, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: Pacific Ocean
Credit: Courtesy of South Pacific Commission (SPC)

Category: Fisheries/Technique Purse Seine/

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