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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish9840

Gray whale marking dart. Experimental markers to visually follow the the same whale for great distances. Roll of 4-inch wide, 3-ft. long vinyl streamer wrapped in roll to unfurl on side of whale after penetration of dart from cross-bow arrow.

Image ID: fish9840, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: California, La Jolla
Photographer: Raymond M. Gilmore, FWS
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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