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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Netpens with walkways between for feeding and maintenance.
California, Catalina 2000
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One of the very first offshore floating cages being setup in the Gulf of Mexico.
Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico 2000
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Sunset view of an offshore cage in the Gulf of Mexico near an oil rig.
Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico 2000
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Scientists working on offshore net pen off of Catalina Island, California
California, Catalina 2000
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Deployment of an Ocean Spar Sea Station 600 off MS by the Gulf of Mexico Offshore Aquaculture Consortium". Dr. Chris Bridger in wetsuit.
Mississippi 2000
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Netpen being used for experimental project on raising bluefin tuna.
California, Catalina 2000
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SeaStation 3000 with feeding tube approximately 40 feet below the surface offshore of Honolulu, Hawaii. Not divers on the right side.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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View from inside a Hawaii offshore aquaculture cage with Moi swimming near the surface.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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View of seacage with anchor being deployed off Hawaii as first part of setup.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Dr. Charles Helsley holding the first harvest of Moi from the offshore cages in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Photo of the dewatering table as fish are harvested from the offshore cage in Hawaii.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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A diver swimming toward the offshore cage in Hawaii with equipment.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Fish aggregate below the offshore cage as the anchoring device is being set up.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Diagram of one type of offshore cage used in aquaculture.
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View of diver inside the offshore cage used in aquaculture in Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Photo of a diver swimming outside the offshore cage used in Moi culture in Hawaii.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Photo of Dr. Charles Helsley and the Governor of Hawaii holding freshly harvest moi from an offshore cage. Moi are a type of Pacific threadfin.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Photo of the presentation of cultured moi as a traditional dish in Hawaii. These fish were cultured in one of the first offshore cages.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Moi fish which have been harvested from an offshrore cage and put on ice for market in Hawaii. Moi are a type of Pacific threadfin.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Moi fish which have been harvested from an offshrore cage and put on ice for market in Hawaii. Moi are a type of Pacific threadfin
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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An example of Pacific threadfin (Moi) inside an offshore cage in Hawaii.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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An example of Pacific threadfin (Moi) being prepared as a sashimi product. This Moi was cultured in an offshore cage in Hawaii.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Moi, Pacific threadfin, being sorted for market after harvest from an offshore aquaculture cage in Hawaii.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Deployment of an Ocean Spar Sea Station 600 off MS by the Gulf of Mexico Offshore Aquaculture Consortium". Dr. Chris Bridger in wetsuit.
Mississippi 2000
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Moi, Pacific threadfin, circling in a feeding patter inside and offshore cage.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Smaller Pacific threagin, Moi, inside the nursery section of an offshore cage.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Photo of the pipe which is transfering Pacific threadfin, Moi, to an offshore cage for growout.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Tuna cage 24 miles offshore of California.
1999
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Photo of amberjack tuna broodstock being transferred to plastic tanks for temporary holding. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Florida Keys 2001
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Juvenile amberjack being transported to growout ponds. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Florida Keys 2001
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University of Miami Rosentiel School staff preparing cobia, Rachycentron canadum to Puerto Rico offshore cages. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Florida Keys 2001
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Staff preparing boat to tranport juvenile cobia to offshore cage in Puerto Rico at Culebra Island. (Rachycentron canadum) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Florida Keys 2001
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Moving cultured cobia (Rachycentron canadum) from tanks to pond for growout. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Florida Keys 2001
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Using handnet to transfer juvenile cobia (Rachycentron canadum) to growout ponds in first research project with cobia. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Florida Keys 2001
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Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) being sorted prior transport to Culebra Island in Puerto Rico for growout in offshore cage culture project. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Florida Keys 2001
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Covered circular tanks for raising mutton snapper at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Snapperfarm
Florida Keys 2001
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Moving cobia (Rachycentron candum) fingerlings by bucket toa holding tank for transport to Culebra Island in Puerto Rico for grow-out offshore. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Snapperfarm
Puerto Rico, Culebra 2001
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Compressed air tanks being loaded to supplement oxygen for transportation tank for cobia (Rachycentron candum) used in offshore cage culture. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Snapperfarm
Puerto Rico, Culebra 2001
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Handnets and gear being loaded in preparation for Florida cultured cobia (Rachycentron candum) stocking in offshore cages in Puerto Rico. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Snapperfarm
Puerto Rico, Culebra 2001
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Fingerling cobia (Rachycentron canadum) being transferred from bucket to plastic transport container for transport to offshore cage at Culebra Island, PR Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Snapperfarm
Puerto Rico, Culebra 2001
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Fingerling cobia (Rachycentron canadum) being transferred from bucket to plastic transport container for transport to offshore cage at Culebra Island, PR Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Snapperfarm
Puerto Rico, Culebra 2001
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Staff checking the box prior to transport of cobia juveniles (Rachycentron canadum) to offshore cage at Culebra Island, Puerto Rico. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Snapperfarm
Puerto Rico, Culebra 2001
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Boat used by staff to transport of cobia juveniles (Rachycentron canadum) to offshore cage at Culebra Island, Puerto Rico. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Snapperfarm
Puerto Rico, Culebra 2001
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Staff prepare to send cobia juveniles (Rachycentron canadum) through pipe to offshore cage at Culebra Island, Puerto Rico Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Snapperfarm
Puerto Rico, Culebra 2001
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SCUBA tanks being loaded in preparation for work with fish on offshore cage site in Culebra Island, Puerto Rico. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Snapperfarm
Puerto Rico, Culebra 2001
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Dr. McVey, NOAA Sea Grant, and SnapperFarm staff preparing for stocking of offshore cage in Puerto Rico. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Snapperfarm
Puerto Rico, Culebra 2001
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Picture of snapper broodstock orienting to artificial grass at the bottom of a recirculating tank. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Florida Keys, Florida 2001
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Snapper stock being prepared for release to marine fish pond for growout at the research laboratory. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Florida Keys, Florida 2001
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Staff transporting fish by stretcher at the Florida Keys research laboratory. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Florida Keys, Florida 2001
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Closeup view of tank which is used to transport cobia (Rachycentron canadum) to offshore cage below the ocean at Culebra Island, Puerto Rico. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Snapperfarm
Puerto Rico, Culebra 2001

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