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Catalog Number 2009.057.001-.002
Caption Karen Thompson - crabber - 2009
Description 1) Karen Thompson, commercial crabber, preparing to lower a crab pot near Lopez Island in Lopez Sound in 2009.

2) Karen Thompson picking the pot, selecting legal size and sex of the crabs.

Karen and her husband, Norman, have been commercial crabbers in Washington since 1983. She held the following positions in the Puget Sound Crabbers' Association: treasurer for 9 yeasrs, Vice President for 2 years and President for 1 year.
Date 2009
Photographer THOMPSON, Norman
Subjects Industry - Fishing
Credit line Donated by Karen Thompson, 2009
People THOMPSON, Norman "Norm"
Place Lopez Sound, WA
Search Terms crabbing
crab pot
commercial fishing
Object Name Print, Photographic