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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Drawing the net tighter about the captured menhaden
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
751 thumbnail picture
As the net draws tighter a few fish are seen as the initial casualties of the progressive compression of the school within the net
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
752 thumbnail picture
As the net draws tighter and tighter more and more fish become casualties and become easier to pump aboard the mother vessel
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
753 thumbnail picture
The pump operating within the mass of captured fish and lifting them to the hold of the mother vessel
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
754 thumbnail picture
Men in the purse seine boats standby as the pumping operation proceeds. The menhaden are being lifted to the mother vessel
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
755 thumbnail picture
Purse seine boats setting nets to capture school of menhaden
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
756 thumbnail picture
Purse seine boats setting nets to capture school of menhaden
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
757 thumbnail picture
Purse seine boats setting nets to capture school of menhaden
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
758 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - Getting ready to set the net early in the morning
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
759 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - Getting ready to set the net early in the morning
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
760 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - dumping menhaden into the hold of the mother vessel
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
761 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - menhaden in the hold of the mother vessel. These fish are used for fertilizer and pet food.
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
762 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing -off-loading the catch
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
763 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing -off-loading the catch
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
764 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing -off-loading the catch
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
765 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing -off-loading the catch
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
766 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing -off-loading the catch
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
767 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - securing the nets after a day's fishing
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
768 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seine boats encircling a school of menhaden
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
769 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seine boats encircling a school of menhaden
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
770 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seine boats encircling a school of menhaden
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
771 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seine boats encircling a school of menhaden
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
772 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - pursing menhaden net with power blocks
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
773 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - beginning to haul in the purse seine with the power blocks
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
774 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - beginning to set out the nets in purse seining operation
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
775 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seine boats closing the purse with mother vessel waiting in the background
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
776 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - mother vessel coming near to pump menhaden from closed purse
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
777 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - getting ready to pump fish aboard the mother vessel
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
778 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - getting ready to pump fish aboard the mother vessel
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
779 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - drawing net tight for pumping fish aboard the mother vessel
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
780 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - drawing net tight for pumping fish aboard the mother vessel
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
781 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - pumping fish aboard the mother vessel
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
782 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seining boats in a Carolina sound
North Carolina, Beaufort 1968 June
783 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - a carrier vessel taking a load of menhaden to a processing plant
North Carolina, Beaufort 1968 June
784 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - a carrier vessel taking a load of menhaden to a processing plant
North Carolina, Beaufort 1968 June
785 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - lookout scanning the horizon for signs of menhaden
North Carolina, Beaufort 1968 June
786 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - mother vessel and purse seiner boats
North Carolina, Beaufort 1968 June
787 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seiner boats ready to begin closing the purse
North Carolina, Beaufort 1968 June
788 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - mother vessel as seen over the floats on the net
North Carolina, Beaufort 1968 June
789 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seiner boats ready to begin closing the purse
North Carolina, Beaufort 1968 June
790 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seiner boats closing the purse using power blocks
North Carolina, Beaufort 1968 June
791 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - port purse seiner boat being launched at daybreak
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
792 thumbnail picture
Off-loading herring caught by an Alaskan gill-netter
Alaska 1976
793 thumbnail picture
Alaskan purse seiner lifting a catch of herring to the deck
Alaska 1975 ca.
794 thumbnail picture
Measuring lobster
Maine, Boothbay Harbor 1969 October
795 thumbnail picture
Measuring lobster
Maine, Boothbay Harbor 1969 October
796 thumbnail picture
Hauling lobster trap
Maine, Boothbay Harbor 1969 October
797 thumbnail picture
Lobster traps being reset
Maine, Boothbay Harbor 1969 October
798 thumbnail picture
Hauling lobster trap on a trawl line
Maine, Boothbay Harbor 1967 September
799 thumbnail picture
A lobster boat
Long Island Sound, New York 1965 ca.

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