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Boat P1
Boat P2
Boat P3
Wheel House
The Gear
Getting Ready
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Setting Day
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Setting Day P3
Setting Day P4
Setting Day P5
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Trap leaves water
Emptying Trap
Emptying Trap P2
Sorting the Crab
Sorting P2
Iceing the crab
Other Boats
Off Loading
Off Loading P2
Last Day
Cape Breton Scenery
The End

Off Loading Snow Crab - The Monitor

The photo below shows the buyer adding or removing crab to have the desired amount of crab in the box.

weighing crab

The scale (below) is in the middle of the two people on the wharf. The buyer is on the left hand side and the "monitor" is recording the weight and number of boxes on the right hand side. (Note the monitor is not an employee of either the buyer or the fisherman.)
off loading crab

A photo of a monitor on a different day.

A monitor checking the hold of the boat to ensure all crab has been off loaded.
monitor checking boat

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