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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh2017

58 bushels of green crabs (Carcinus maenus) trapped in three days in town effort to reduce crab population. These crabs were an invasive species and were decimating local shell fisheries.

Image ID: fizh2017, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Massachusetts, Ipswich
Photo Date: 1938 circa
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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