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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh1454

Alewife fishing - Fishermen removing small catch of alewives at the outlet of West Harbor Pond. The fish are removed from the stop seine enclosure by means of a small hand pulled purse seine. Note alewives in bottom of the dory.

Image ID: fizh1454, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Maine, Boothbay Harbor
Photo Date: 1957
Photographer: Keith A. Smith, BCF
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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