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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Density Current Generating System owned by the Fisheries Cooperative Association. This generator takes in dense water from the bottom and mixes it with less dense surface water to create a density current horizontally.
Hazamura, Japan 2000
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Close up view of density current generating system. This generator takes in dense water from the bottom and mixes it with less dense surface water to create a density current horizontally.
Hazamura, Japan 2000
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Cultured clams bagged and ready for the Japanese market.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Harvested clams being aerated prior to going to market.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Boats which offload oysters outside the Sato Oyster Culture Company.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Assorted shellfish, finfish and crabs at a Japanese market.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Raft oyster culture in Matoya Bay Japan.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Diagram of Density Current Generating System owned by the Fisheries Cooperative This generator takes in dense water from the bottom and mixes it with less dense surface water to create a density current horizontally.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Equipment used in the depuration of Crassostrea gigas oyster culture at Sato Oyster Culture Company.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Fisheries cooperative members shucking oysters before placing in the continuous washer. Matoya oysters are prized for live sales and raw half shell consumption.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Fisheries cooperative members shucking oysters before placing in the continuous washer. Matoya oysters are prized for live sales and raw half shell consumption.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Equipment used in the depuration of Crassostrea gigas oyster culture at Sato Oyster Culture Company.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Depuration process for food oysters used in Japanese oyster processing plant. Oyster washing machine. Oysters need only 12 to 24 hours for depuration with this process.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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Depuration process for food oysters used in Japanese oyster processing plant. Oyster washing machine.
Matoya Bay, Japan 2000
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View of turtle growout ponds at the Hattori-Nakamura soft-sheled turtle farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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View of growout ponds at the Hattori-Nakamura soft-shelled turtle farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Algae covered ponds for growout of turtle at the Hattori-Nakamura soft-shelled turtle farm in Japan. Enclosed area is used for feeding.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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United States and Japanese researchers view juvenile turtles and jars of turtle eggs as Mr. Hattori discusses his turtle farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Mr. Hattori (left) and Dr. Seki (UJNR) discuss turtle farm procedures at the Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled Turtle Farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Mr. Hattori (left) and Dr. Seki (UJNR) discuss turtle farm procedures at the Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled Turtle Farm as NOAA staff look on.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Dr. Yarish University of Connecticut discussing with Dr Roger Newell University of Maryland at the Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled Turtle Farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Rare soft-shelled albino turtle at the Hattori-Nakamura soft shelled turtle farm
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Rare Soft-shelled albino turtle at the Hattori-Nakamura soft shelled turtle farm Head and front leg are above water line.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Mr. Hattori holding (carefully) the snapping turtle from his soft-shelled turtle farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Dr. Nakamura observing the aggressive behavior of soft-shelled turtle held by Mr. Hattori, turtle farm owner.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Algae covered ponds for growout of turtle at the Hattori-Nakamura soft-shelled turtle farm in Japan. Enclosed area is used for feeding.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Water shed area used for drainage of soft-shelled turtle farm ponds.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Soft-shelled turtle farm ponds in foreground and broodstock building in background . The Hattori-Nakamura Soft-Shelled Turtle Farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Aerial view of Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled Turtle Farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Picture of small soft-shelled turtle recently hatched from the egg at the Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled Turtle Farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Two stages of eggs at the Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled turtle farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Two stages of eggs at the Hattori-Nakamura Soft-shelled turtle farm.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Mr. Hattori holding (carefully) the snapping turtle from his soft-shelled turtle farm in Japan.
Japan, Hamamatsu 2002
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Netpens off the island of Catalina.
California, Catalina 2000
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Netpens off the island of Catalina.at sunset.
California, Catalina 2000
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Underwater sea cage being towed offshore in Hawaii for setup.
Honolulu, Hawaii 2000
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Closeup of netpen in the waters offshore of Catalina Island.
California, Catalina 2000
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Distant view of netpen culture facility. Note boats tied up for feeding.
California, Catalina 2000
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Closeup of netpen in the waters offshore of Catalina Island.
California, Catalina 2000
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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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