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NOAA's Ark - Animals Collection
Catalog of Images

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Scientist entering data on sea turtles that will be returned to the sea.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
1001 thumbnail picture
Preparing sea turtle for placing satellite transmitter on back.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
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Preparing sea turtle for placing satellite transmitter on back.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
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Bringing sea turtle aboard NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN for study and tagging.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
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Satellite transmitter placed on sea turtle prior to release. This will help scientists track migratory patterns of turtle.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
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Scientists securing sea turtle after placing satellite transmitter on back.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
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Scientist studying sea turtle after placing satellite transmitter on back.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
1007 thumbnail picture
Epoxying satellite transmitter on back of sea turtle.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
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Finishing process of putting satellite transmitter on back of sea turtle.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
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Taking samples from sea turtle for study of blood chemistry, genetics, etc.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
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Measuring sea turtle as part of observed parameters prior to release.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
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Sea turtle prior to release with satellite transmitter attached to back.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
1012 thumbnail picture
Large leatherback turtle swimming.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
1013 thumbnail picture
Large leatherback turtle swimming with snout out of water.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
1014 thumbnail picture
Snout of large leatherback turtle.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
1015 thumbnail picture
Spotted dolphin.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical
1016 thumbnail picture
A magnificent profusion of life as a humpback whale dives amidst thousands of seabirds. The NOAA Ship OSCAR DYSON is in the distance.
Alaska, off Unalaska Island 2005 September 7
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A magnificent profusion of life as a humpback whale surfaces amidst thousands of seabirds. The NOAA Ship OSCAR DYSON is in the distance.
Alaska, off Unalaska Island 2005 September 7
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A magnificent profusion of life as a humpback whale dives amidst thousands of seabirds. The NOAA Ship OSCAR DYSON is in the distance.
Alaska, off Unalaska Island 2005 September 7
1019 thumbnail picture
A sperm whale starting to dive in the Gulf of Alaska.
Alaska, Gulf of Alaska 2006
1020 thumbnail picture
A sperm whale diving in the Gulf of Alaska. This is a sequence of three photos stitched together.
Alaska, Gulf of Alaska 2006
1021 thumbnail picture
Veterinarians Rachel Berngartt and Kate Savage volunteer with NMFS' Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Network during the necropsy of a humpback whale calf.
Alaska, Peril Strait, Baranof Island 2005 October 18
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Volunteers with NMFS' Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Network necropsy a humpback whale calf.
Alaska, Peril Strait, Baranof Island 2005 October 18
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Veterinarian Vic Walker, with NMFS' Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Network, necropsies a humpback whale calf. This image was published in the Anchorage Daily News on October 21, 2005.
Alaska, Peril Strait, Baranof Island 2005 October 18
1024 thumbnail picture
Veterinarians Rachel Berngartt and Kate Savage volunteer with NMFS' Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Network during the necropsy of a humpback whale calf.
Alaska, Peril Strait, Baranof Island 2005 October 18
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Veterinarian Vic Walker, with NMFS' Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Network, necropsies a humpback whale calf.
Alaska, Peril Strait, Baranof Island 2005 October 18
1026 thumbnail picture
Disentanglement expert Ed Lyman prepares to attempt rescue of a satellite-tagged humpback whale entangled in gillnet.
Alaska, Lower Chatham Strait 2006 August 29
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A satellite-tagged humpback whale entangled in gillnet surfaces in Chatham Strait while a rescue team prepares to cut it free.
Alaska, Lower Chatham Strait 2006 August 29
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A satellite-tagged humpback whale entangled in gillnet surfaces in Chatham Strait while a rescue team prepares to cut it free.
Alaska, Lower Chatham Strait 2006 August 29
1029 thumbnail picture
Barnacles attached to the ventral pleats of a humpback whale calf (photo taken during necropsy).
Alaska, Peril Strait, Baranof Island 2005 October 18
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Barnacles attached to the ventral pleats of a humpback whale calf (photo taken during necropsy).
Alaska, Peril Strait, Baranof Island 2005 October 18
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Barnacles attached to the ventral pleats of a humpback whale calf (photo taken during necropsy).
Alaska, Peril Strait, Baranof Island 2005 October 18
1032 thumbnail picture
Ventral pleats and pectoral fin of a humpback whale calf (taken during necroscopy).
Alaska, Peril Strait, Baranof Island 2005 October 18
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Humpback whales engage in cooperative lunge-feeding near Auke Bay, Alaska.
Alaska, Stephens Passage 2006 July
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A humpback whale lands in the water after breaching near Auke Bay, Alaska.
Alaska, Stephens Passage 2006 July
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Lunge feeding humpback whales in Alaskan waters.
1036 thumbnail picture
A killer whale makes a close-up inspection of a small boat off the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN as it returns to the ship. The coxswain seems oblivious to the large marine mammal directly astern of the boat.
Pacific Ocean Tropical
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Great whale.
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Dolphin.
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Great whale.
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Great whale.
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Great whale.
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Dolphin.
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Dolphin leaping with DAVID STARR JORDAN in the distance.
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Dolphin cruising ahead of boat towards DAVID STARR JORDAN.
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Dolphin cruising ahead of boat towards DAVID STARR JORDAN. Air bubbles starting to break surface as dolphin comes up.
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Dolphin.
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Dolphin.
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Scientists documenting whale carcass.
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A pod of sperm whales off the bow of the DAVID STARR JORDAN.

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