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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish6343

A small portion of a record catch of dogfish taken by the ALBATROSS IV in 100 fathoms of water south of Nantucket. Note the dogfish sticking out of the meshes of the net. The weight of the total catch was in excess of 12,000 pounds.

Image ID: fish6343, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Massachusetts, Nantucket Island area
Photo Date: 1965 circa
Photographer: M. Grosslein
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

Category: Historic Fisheries/

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