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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish7944

Mullet taken in experimental gill net. Four species of mullet are abundant in coastal and estuarine waters throughout tropic, semitropic, and temperate zones. These food fish - now caught in limited amounts - are a largely untapped resource in the West-Central Atlantic.

Image ID: fish7944, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Mississippi, Pascagoula
Photo Date: 1969 circa
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; P. 381 of "Our Changing Fisheries" 1970 Centenary NMFS centenary volume

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