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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish7930

The fishpot is the most common gear in the Puerto Rico artisanal fisheries. Lined up on the beach are typical small boats, which take most of the commercial catch. Few truly large modern craft are operated by Puerto Ricans.

Image ID: fish7930, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Puerto Rico, Crashboat
Photo Date: 1969 circa
Photographer: Artwork by Bob Hines, BCF
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; P. 298 of "Our Changing Fisheries" 1970 Centenary NMFS centenary volume

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