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FMIB 42348 Salmon trap in an Alaskan river This form of trap is extensively used in the Bristol Bay region, and takes immense quantities of

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FMIB 42348 Salmon trap in an Alaskan river This form of trap is extensively used in the Bristol Bay region, and takes immense quantities of

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Salmon trap in an Alaskan river. This form of trap is extensively used in the Bristol Bay region, and takes immense quantities of salmon for the canneries. The largest traps have leaders more than half a mile long, and cost upward of $15,000
Subject: Fish traps--Alaska, Salmon fisheries--Alaska
Tag: Commercial Fisheries

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1910
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English: Smith, Hugh M. (1910) United States Bureau of Fisheries : its Establishment, Functions, Organization, Resources, Operations, and Achievements, Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, vol. 28, 1908, Part 2, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office
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