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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh2016

As a result of a FWS expedition to Alaska just prior to WW II, large resources of giant crabs were discovered. These had been extensively exploited by the Japanese prior to the war, who canned the meat, and then sold it to the United States. King crab.

Image ID: fizh2016, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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