National Fisherman's Melissa Wood shares her stories as a writer and editor covering the U.S. fishing industry.
Wednesday, 25 September 2013
Today they’re everywhere, but in 1963, cameras were a novelty. Even back then, however, some already recognized the enormous potential they had in revealing the underwater world, where they could be used for marine research and locating wrecks.
The new technology was also recognized for its potential in commercial fishing. In this photo, a television camera attached to a closed-circuit TV allowed the viewer to watch the fish before they're hauled up on deck.
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