Preparing a shipment of smallmouth bass. Tanks used for hardening the young fish prior to transportation. The fingerlings are held for 12 hours in cold spring water, then dipped into tubs, counted into pails, and transferred to the transportation cans. These are then placed under a 3/16-inch stream of spring water and held until train time. For an early morning shipment the fish and /docs/canneduot;&q the evening before (Mammoth Spring Station, Arkansas)
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