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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) feeding at the ice edge.
Antarctica
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An adult gentoo penguin feeding its chick.
Antarctica 1990
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Full moon over Admiralty Bay.The reflection silhouettes a lone penguin.
Antarctica, King George Island, Admiralty Bay
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Pancake ice surrounding King George Island. A little better than 1/2 moon shines down during the night-time pink-hued twilight.
Antarctica, King George Island 1987
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A skua flies away from an Adelie penguin colony with a stolen egg. Breeding pairs of skuas hold feeding territories in penguin colonies, and use those colonies as their hunting grounds.
Antarctica, King George Island 1985
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A nesting Adelie penguin. Adults build nests made of small stones, and parents take turns incubating the two eggs. The French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville named these penguins after his wife , Adelie. They are the smallest species of penguin in the Antarctic.
Antarctica, King George Island, Copacabana 1978
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A chinstrap penguin and chick.
Antarctica, King George Island, Admiralty Bay 1978
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Chinstrap penguin.
Antarctica, King George Island, Admiralty Bay 1990
5758 thumbnail picture
A penguin colony at King George Island in 1978.
Antarctica, King George Island, Admiralty Bay 1978
5759 thumbnail picture
Shoveling snow in front of Copacabana field station.
Antarctica, King George Island, Copacabana
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A critical component of any Antarctic field station: the generator.
Antarctica 1988
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The Polish field station at King George Island, "Arctowski".
Antarctica, King George Island, Arctowski 1986
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The lighthouse at the Polish Antarctic research station Henryk Arctowski, King George Island.
Antarctica, King George Island, Arctowski 1981
5763 thumbnail picture
A chinstrap penguin oufitted with a radio transmitter.
Antarctica 1990
5764 thumbnail picture
Asynchronous hatching in a gentoo penguin nest.
Antarctica 1996
5765 thumbnail picture
A chinstrap penguin with two chicks.
Antarctica 1989
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An unusually calm day in the South Shetland Islands, with mirror-like waters.
Antarctica 1990
5767 thumbnail picture
The north shore of King George Island in 1976.
Antarctica, King George Island 1976
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The north shore of King George Island in 1981.
Antarctica, King George Island 1981
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An adult skua sits on its nest near a nest marker. These markers made it easier for scientists to find skua nests, which blend into their surroundings and are often difficult to find.
Antarctica 1983
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A skua steals an egg from an Adelie penguin nest as nearby Adelie penguins look on in defense of their own nests. Skua predation is a major cause of mortality in penguin eggs and chicks.
Antarctica 1987
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A white morph southern giant petrel sits on its nest atop a rocky hillside. Most giant petrels are brown in color, but white petrels are known to occur.
Antarctica 1993
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The tail flukes of a humpback whale.
Southern Ocean
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An Adelie penguin braves the surf as it heads out to forage in the open ocean.
Antarctica 1990
5774 thumbnail picture
Copacabana field station, King George Island.
Antarctica, King George Island, Copacabana
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Driving a Zodiac past a spectacular iceberg.
Antarctica, King George Island, Copacabana 1995
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An adult gentoo penguin feeding its two chicks.
Antarctica, King George Island, Copacabana 1989
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Another day at the office, entering data.
Antarctica, King George Island, Copacabana 1988
5778 thumbnail picture
PTS - this is an amphibious vehicle used to transport supplies between the resupply ship and the Polish Station.
Antarctica, King George Island 1985
5779 thumbnail picture
A gentoo penguin keeping its chicks warm.
Antarctica, King George Island 1985
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A chinstrap penguin colony, King George Island.
Antarctica, King George Island 1985
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Constructing the Copacabana field station at King George Island.
Antarctica, King George Island
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A makeshift field camp at King George Island.
Antarctica, King George Island 1988
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The coast of King George Island in 1995.
Antarctica, King George Island 1995
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The unexpectedly colorful Antarctic landscape.
Antarctica, South Shetland Islands 1978
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A glacier meets the sea, South Shetland Islands.
Antarctica, King George Island 1978
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A group of Adelie penguins at King George Island in 1977.
Antarctica, King George Island 1977
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An aerial view of the Copacabana field station, with surrounding penguin colonies, King George Island.
Antarctica, King George Island
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An aerial view of cliffside penguin colonies.
Antarctica, King George Island
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An aerial photo of the western shore entrance to Admiralty Bay. The light patches in the foreground is the Patelnia chinstrap penguin colony with its breeding groups. The area beyond is a horizontal lava intrusion called Blue Dyke with its string of rocks going into the Bay. Further ahead still is the De May headland, about 4 miles from Copacabana field station.
Antarctica, King George Island
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Penguin colonies colored by pink excrement, caused by the penguins' krill diet.
Antarctica
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Penguin colonies at the foot of a glacier.
Antarctica
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A group of fur seals swims toward shore.
Antarctica 1975
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Three adult Adelie penguins convene on a snowy beach.
Antarctica, South Shetland Islands 1976
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A male Adelie penguin performs a courtship display.
Antarctica 1982
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Territorial Adelie penguins confront each other near their nesting sites.
Antarctica, King George Island 1976
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Early each austral summer, Adelie penguins can be seen mating.
Antarctica 1976
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A pair of nesting Adelie penguins, guarding the first egg of the clutch.
Antarctica 1983
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An adult Adelie penguin looks after its two chicks.
Antarctica 1977
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This Adelie penguin, recently returned from foraging, is feeding its chick, has been waiting for its parent's return for several days.
Antarctica 1989

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