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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish6342

A shark long-line, baited, preparatory to setting. This line, entirely of chain , was formerly used in the Florida shark fishery. It was customary to set the line at full speed and handling was very tricky and dangerous.

Image ID: fish6342, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Florida, Stuart
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; Shark Industries

Category: Historic Fisheries/

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