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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Skipjack tuna caught with a one-pole rig with a barbless hook.
Tropical Atlantic Ocean 1966 April
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Purse seine being closed prior to harvesting the tuna. The small boat is used to make noise and keep the tuna within the net prior to closing.
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1966 August
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Yellowfin tuna coming aboard during pole and line fishing operation.
Tropical Ocean
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Yellowfin tuna taking a barbless hook on a 3-pole 1-line rig on the R/V UNDAUNTED
Tropical Atlantic Ocean 1966 April
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Baitfish in a small net being transferred to the live well of R/V UNDAUNTED
Tropical Atlantic Ocean 1966 April
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Mass of small baitfish (mainly Sardinella) milling around in baitwell of the R/V UNDAUNTED
Tropical Atlantic Ocean 1966 April
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Diagram of tuna fishing operations illustrating possible loss of fish prior to closing net completely.
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Preparing longlines for tuna fishing
Tropical Ocean
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A tuna longlining operation
Tropical Ocean
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Japanese tuna longliner at Pago Pago
Pago Pago, American Samoa 1962 April
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Flaking down the net after completing a set and retrieving the net prior to harvesting the fish.
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1962 February
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Closing the purse seine. This picture of early tuna purse seining operations illustrates that often dolphins and other marine mammals were caught as a byproduct of tuna fishing. Today, efforts are made to minimize the harm to marine mammal species during tuna purse seining operations.
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1966 August
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Three-pole one-line rig catching Bigeye tuna in the Galapagos Islands area
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1967 June
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Bigeye tuna caught with three-pole one-line rig
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1967 June
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Experimental longline operations in the Atlantic
Tropical Atlantic Ocean 1966 June
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Commercial fishing vessels at Cordova.
Prince William Sound, Alaska
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Salmon purse seiner in Prince William Sound
Prince William Sound, Alaska
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Nature's bounty - a catch of salmon by a purse seiner
Prince William Sound, Alaska
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Nature's bounty - a catch of salmon by a purse seiner
Prince William Sound, Alaska
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Filleting salmon in anticipation of a community fish fry in support of the United Seiners Association
St. Paul Harbor, Kodiak, Alaska 1997 June
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Filleting salmon in anticipation of a community fish fry in support of the United Seiners Association
St. Paul Harbor, Kodiak, Alaska 1997 June
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Heading and gutting salmon in anticipation of a community fish fry in support of the United Seiners Association
St. Paul Harbor, Kodiak, Alaska 1997 June
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Heading and gutting salmon in anticipation of a community fish fry in support of the United Seiners Association
St. Paul Harbor, Kodiak, Alaska 1997 June
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Preparing salmon in anticipation of a community fish fry in support of the United Seiners Association
St. Paul Harbor, Kodiak, Alaska 1997 June
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Salmon ready for the grill at a community fish fry in support of the United Seiners Association
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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Grilling salmon at a community fish fry in support of the United Seiners Association
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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Time to eat the salmon at a community fish fry in support of the United Seiners Association
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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Time to eat the salmon at a community fish fry in support of the United Seiners Association
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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Fishing as a family business - family members help make up longlines for the upcoming season
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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The intricacies of making up a longline - family members help make up longlines for the upcoming season
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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The intricacies of making up a longline - family members help make up longlines for the upcoming season
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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The intricacies of making up a longline - family members help make up longlines for the upcoming season
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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The intricacies of making up a longline - family members help make up longlines for the upcoming season
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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Fishermen mending nets at St. Paul Harbor
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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Fishermen mending nets at St. Paul Harbor
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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Fishermen mending nets at St. Paul Harbor
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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Fishermen mending nets at St. Paul Harbor
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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Fishermen mending nets at St. Paul Harbor
Alaska, Kodiak 1997 June
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Gaffing hooks - used to haul aboard fish that are too large to be brought aboard in the nets
Alaska 1997 June
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Views along the St. Paul Harbor waterfront
St. Paul Harbor, Kodiak, Alaska 1997 June
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Music - a companion of the sailor - note the survival suit
St. Paul Harbor, Kodiak, Alaska 1997 June
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Offloading halibut from a fishing vessel at Sitka
Sitka, Alaska 1959 July 25
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Offloading halibut from a fishing vessel at Sitka
Sitka, Alaska 1959 July 25
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Old and new halibut hooks as displayed at the Alaska State Museum
Alaska 1967 October
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A halibut processing plant in Alaska
Alaska 1969 October
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Offloading halibut from a fishing vessel
Alaska 1969 October
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Halibut on the pier waiting to be processed
Alaska 1969 October
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Halibut on the pier waiting to be processed
Alaska 1969 October
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An early stage in halibut processing
Alaska 1969 October
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Fishing vessel alongside
Alaska 1969 October

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