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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish7961

Shrimp vessels land the most valuable species taken along the South Atlantic coast. Shrimp trawlers have been modernized and are mainly double-rigged craft that can tow two nets simultaneously, thereby increasing fishing efficiency. Here the trawler is washing its nets after a day of fishing.

Image ID: fish7961, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Photo Date: 1969 circa
Photographer: Artwork by Bob Hines, BCF
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; P. 184 of "Our Changing Fisheries" 1970 Centenary NMFS centenary volume

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