Purse seine nets are now larger and can be hauled by power blocks installed in
aluminum purse seine boats. Fewer crewmen are needed to compact
the school, after which the fish are pumped aboard the carrier vessel.
Image ID: fish7905, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection Photographer: Artwork by Bob Hines, BCF Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; P. 6 of "Our Changing Fisheries" 1970 Centenary NMFS centenary volume