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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish7989

Sacking 5-pound bags of scallops for freezing. This new fishery - along with shrimp and crab fishing - is helping to diversify Alaska's fishing industry, which until recently depended almost entirely on the highly seasonal salmon and halibut fisheries.

Image ID: fish7989, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Alaska, Seward
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; P. 278 of "Our Changing Fisheries" 1970 Centenary NMFS centenary volume

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