National Geographic : 1943 Aug
With Painless Carving, the Skipper Brands His Catch Cutting "Ad" for Adams on the turtle's leathery belly plate, the captain dis tinguishes his catch from that of other schooners. At Key West fattening pens the brand will identify his "herd" (opposite page). Look Out for Those Flippers, Boys! Turtlers pull a net-entangledgiant into theboat after aterrific struggle. Once aboard, he will subside (page 183). At150pounds, turtles aretender; at 400 pounds, they are betterfor soup.