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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish5697

A nice catch of sablefish made by one of the experimental cylindrical traps employed in the development of the present system. Such traps were attractive to fish, but proved to be too fragile in prolonged use.

Image ID: fish5697, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Alaska
Photo Date: 1973 circa
Photographer: F. N. Hopkins
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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