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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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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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An adult Adelie penguin stands beside a nearly grown chick. The adult is wearing an arm band, which allow scientists to follow it through multiple years.
Antarctica 1989
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Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba. The small front appendages are used for raking tiny bits of algae from ice. The green mass in the photo is the hepatopancreas, and bioluminescent (light-emitting) organs are visible at the base of the eyestalk and thorax.
Antarctica
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A water trail through pancake ice, made by a research vessel.
Antarctica
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An Antarctic krill, Euphausia superb, can be seen here feeding under the ice layer that forms on the surface of the ocean during the winter.
Antarctica, King George Island, Admiralty Bay
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A lone chinstrap penguin stands in the moonlight in Admiralty Bay on King George Island.
Antarctica
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An Antarctic fur seal with gentoo penguins.
Antarctica 1982
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A pair of Weddell seals resting on the ice.
Antarctica 1977
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Arctowski station seen from the high hillside above the base. Near lighthouse are the aquarium building and Biological Lab, next the meteorological building. Yellow building is main living quarters, behind that a big freezer and at angle, greenhouse. 2 large buildings in foreground are garages and storage areas. Silver bldg is generator bldg and yellow bldg to right is old radio bldg.
Antarctica, King George Island, Arctowski
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These are the Aquarium (smaller) and Biological Lab bldgs on the point. The picture is taken from the beach looking Northwards. The bulk of the Arctowski Polish Station is to the left of picture.
Antarctica 1982
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The most efficient mode of travel between base camps in Antarctica.
Antarctica 1988
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The pantry of the Copacabana field station.
Antarctica, Copacabana Station, King George Island 1987
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This injured Adelie penguin seeks the refuge of its breeding ground, but may not survive.
Antarctica 1982
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Oceanographers prepare a research ROV (Remote Operated Vehicle) for deployment.
Antarctica 1988
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Acoustic fish.
RV Professor Siedlecki, South Shetland Islands
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Hydrocast from the starboard bucket, R/V PROFESOR SIEDLECKI.
RV Professor Siedlecki, South Shetland Islands
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A R/V Profesor Siedlecki launch full of Polish scientists and sailors returns to the ship from a visit at the Polish Arctowski field station.
Antarctica, King George Island, Admiralty Bay 1988
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Polish electronics technician Emil Ociepka, John Wormuth and John Green work under a makeshift tent on the deck of the R/V Profesor Siedlecki, terminating the electronics of Wormuths' Multiple Opening and Closing Net and Environmental Sensing System (MOCNESS).
RV Professor Siedlecki, South Shetland Islands
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Blown glass floats are visible on these fishing nets, before they are cast.
1988
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A trawl net on the stern of a commercial fishing vessel.
RV Professor Siedlecki, South Shetland Islands 1988
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Large krill catch aboard in the South Shetland Islands aboard the R/V Professor Siedlecki.
RV Professor Siedlecki, South Shetland Islands 1988
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Trawling gear on the stern of the R/V Professor Siedlecki.
R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya, South Shetland Islands 1989
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Invertebrates caught in a benthic (seafloor) net haul.
Southern Ocean 1989
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A fine-mesh net designed to catch zooplankton, tiny creatures swimming in the water column.
Southern Ocean 1989
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Dr. Roger Hewitt with a borrowed CTD (named "Clarence"), during hydographic studies off South Georgia.
Antarctica, South Georgia Island 1989
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Floating ice in the Southern Ocean.
Antarctica, Gerlache Strait 1989
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NOAA ship Surveyor electronic technician Ronnie ("ZZ").
NOAA Ship Surveyor 1989
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Antarctic scientist, Dr. Roger Hewitt.
NOAA Ship Surveyor 1989
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Tracks leading up to a snowy pinnacle.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1993
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The largest salp catch in February 1993 was several liters.
1993
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An iceberg sculpted by wind and waves.
Antarctica, Admiralty Bay, King George Island 1993
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SCUBA divers emerge beside a Zodiac from the icy depths of Admiralty Bay during the 1995 field season.
Antarctica, Admiralty Bay, King George Island 1995
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A pair of SCUBA divers look to climb out of the icy water and back aboard the Zodiac. Water temperatures in the Southern Ocean hover around 34 degrees Fahrenheit.
Antarctica, Admiralty Bay, King George Island 1995
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A SCUBA diver in the icy Southern Ocean.
Antarctica, Admiralty Bay, King George Island 1995
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Michael Force, bird observer and zooplankton team member, is alert for marine mammals during the Drake Passage transit.
R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya, South Shetland Islands 1995

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