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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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An early AMLR field camp at King George Island.
Antarctica, King George Island 1976
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Lenie station with "cave" attached.
Antarctica, King George Island, Copacabana 1986
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Krill sorting outside the Copacabana field station.
Antarctica, King George Island, Copacabana 1989
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"The Box" (with picture of basketball coach Bobby Knight).
Antarctica, King George Island, Copacabana
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Skua chick.
Antarctica, King George Island 1978
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A pair of skuas protect their nest from AMLR field biologist who diligently records the animals' activities throughout the breeding season near the records the animals' activities throughout the breeding season near the
Antarctica, King George Island, Admiralty Bay 1982
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A kelp gull with a nearly full-grown chick perch atop rocks covered in red and black lichens.
Antarctica, King George Island 1981
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A banded skua stands on colorful rocks covered in green grasses and orange lichen.
Antarctica, King George Island
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A rare white phase of Southern giant petrel nests at King George Island. About 8% of Southern giant petrels are white.
Antarctica, King George Island 1993
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A southern giant petrel guards its chick.
Antarctica, King George Island 1993
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A brown skua sits on its nest.
Antarctica, King George Island
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A tagged skua steals eggs from a nest as Adelie penguins look on in defense of their own nests.
Antarctica, King George Island 1987
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A cape petrel rests on the ocean's surface.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1988
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An adult skua stretches its wings, revealing identification tags used by AMLR scientists to study foraging behavior of an animal throughout a single breeding season. The tags are molted off with the feathers at the end of the season.
Antarctica, King George Island 1976
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An adult skua stands on a lichen-covered rock. Identification tags are visible on its wing and both legs.
Antarctica, King George Island 1978
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A brown skua sits on its nest, barely visible amid the mottled pattern of browns and oranges on the surrouding rocks. Skuas are often difficult to see on their nests.
Antarctica, King George Island 1977
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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
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A penguin colony at King George Island in 1978.
Antarctica, King George Island, Admiralty Bay 1978
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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
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A chinstrap penguin oufitted with a radio transmitter.
Antarctica 1990
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Asynchronous hatching in a gentoo penguin nest.
Antarctica 1996
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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
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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
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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
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PTS - this is an amphibious vehicle used to transport supplies between the resupply ship and the Polish Station.
Antarctica, King George Island 1985
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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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