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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish9512

Japanese fishermen identified by towel wrapped around their head (hachimaki). Here a group of Japanese fishermen are taking on a load of frozen tuna bait ( saury, Cololabis saira), preparatory for a fishing trip that could last as long as 40 days.

Image ID: fish9512, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: American Samoa, Pago Pago
Photographer: Jerome S. W. Marr, BCF Honolulu
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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