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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish5910

Sorting salmon in holding ponds. Immature or "green" fish are left in ponds until mature, usually about a week later. Preparatory to removing eggs for artificial propagation at the Big White Salmon Hatchery.

Image ID: fish5910, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Washington, Big White Salmon Hatchery
Photo Date: 1947
Photographer: W. E. Kubichek
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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