1980's graphic showing the extent of driftnet fisheries on the high seas of the
North Pacific Ocean. This fishery indiscrimately caught numerous species
contributed to the loss of salmon stock in the Pacific Northwest.
Image ID: fish6591, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Photo Date: 1986 ca.
Credit: NMFS/Northwest Fisheries Science Center; Pacific Northwest Collection
Category: Historic Fisheries/Salmon/
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