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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh1646

A monel tag is being inserted into the abdominal cavity of a tranquilized northern anchovy. This procedure was part of a pilot program at the BCF La Jolla Biological Laboratory attempting to improve tagging methods for small pelagic fish.

Image ID: fizh1646, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Photographer: George Mattson, BCF
Credit: BCF La Jolla Biological Laboratory; NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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