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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish5881

Salmon seining - hauling in purse seine. The gear used by a seiner consists of a large net held in position with weights and cork floats. After a set has been made, the net is pursed and the fish are brailed. Purse seining is the most common way of capturing fish.

Image ID: fish5881, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Alaska, Yes Bay
Photo Date: 1950 circa
Photographer: Dr. F. A. Davidson
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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