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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish7928

The gear aboard this Hawaiian longliner is used to take bigeye and yellowfin tunas and marlins and other billfishes from subsurface waters. Baited hooks are suspended at intervals along the buoyed longline, which may be ten miles in length. Flags indicate the position of the longline in the water.

Image ID: fish7928, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Hawaii, Oahu Island, Honolulu
Photo Date: 1969 circa
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; P. 286 of "Our Changing Fisheries" 1970 Centenary NMFS centenary volume

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