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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish7923

The croaker is the dominant fish caught with trawls in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Large croakers find a ready market as food fish. In the 1950's a new fishery was started to supply small-sized bottomfishes - mainly croaker, spot, sand trout, and silver trout - to canneries packing pet food.

Image ID: fish7923, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; P. 207 of "Our Changing Fisheries" 1970 Centenary NMFS centenary volume

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