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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish7942

Northern shrimp taken during exploratory fishing in the Gulf of Maine. Good catches have been made north of Cape Cod and a commercial fishery has been developed. About 13 million pounds were caught during the winter of 1967-1968.

Image ID: fish7942, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Maine, Gulf of Maine
Photo Date: 1969 circa
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; P. 371 of "Our Changing Fisheries" 1970 Centenary NMFS centenary volume

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