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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish5150

Display of handtools and sorting machine used in pearl culture in Japan at Toba Pearl Island where the first pearl culture in the world was developed here by Kokichi Mikimoto in 1893.

Image ID: fish5150, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: Toba Pearl Island, Japan
Photo Date: 2000
Photographer: Dr. John Supan, Louisiana State University


Category: Fisheries/Aquaculture/Pearl Culture/

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