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Reading the angle indicator to measure the inclination of the outgoing winch line.
2006 ca.
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Tagging fish.
2006 ca.
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Casting net for juvenile menhaden.
North Carolina, Beaufort area 2006 ca.
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Beaufort NMFS agent at fish meal plant.
North Carolina, Beaufort 2006 ca.
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NMFS port agent waiting to inspect menhaden boat as it arrives in port.
North Carolina, Beaufort 2006 ca.
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Beach seining.
Alaska Southeast 2006 ca.
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Seining from a small boat in a snow squall.
Alaska Southeast 2006 ca.
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Sampling during the annual field sampling of chum salmon carcasses for scales, lengths, and weights. The Ocean Carrying Capacity program conducts the annual field survey as part of a long term monitoring program on changes in the size age of chum salmon in North America.L to R Jerry Pella (Statistician), Jack Helle (Program Manager), and Chuck Guthrie (Research Biologist).
Alaska, Chilkat River, near Haines 2002
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Tagging immature salmon on board the Japanese vessel KAIYO MARU. Urawa-san (a Japanese researcher) is releasing an immature salmon that was captured in the trawl net and tagged with disk tags. The Ocean Carrying Capacity program collaborates with Canada, Japan, and Russia on the Bering Aleutian Salmon International Survey program, a long-term ecosystem research program.
Alaska, central Bering Sea 2002 September
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NWFSC scientists Dave Misitano and John Ferguson are beach seining for juvenile salmon in a reference area for a study examining contaminant exposure and health of juvenile salmon in Puget Sound.
Washington, Nisqually Delta 1994
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NWFSC scientists Dave Misitano and John Ferguson are sorting the catch from a beach seine in a reference area for a study examining contaminant exposure and health of juvenile salmon in Puget Sound.
Washington, Nisqually Delta 1994
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NWFSC scientists sort the catch of a beach seine in an industrial waterway for a study examining contaminant exposure and health of juvenile salmon in Puget Sound.
Washington, Duwamish Waterway, Seattle 1997
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Juvenile salmon were collected by NWFSC scientists for a study of contaminant exposure and fish health. A seine is used to collect fish from a dock in an industrial waterway.
Washington, Hylebos Waterway, Tacoma 1994
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A NWFSC scientist removes juvenile salmon from a seine. These fish were collected in an industrial waterway for a study of contaminant exposure and fish health. The NOAA ship McArthur (in background) provided vessel support during this study.
Washington, Hylebos Waterway, Tacoma 1994
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NWFSC scientist Cindy Bucher retrieves a beach seine in an industrial waterway for a study examining contaminant exposure and health of juvenile salmon in Puget Sound.
Washington, Duwamish Waterway, Seattle 1997
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Plankton collection from the dock at the NWFSC field station at Mukilteo.
Washington, Mukilteo 1995
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Collection of mummichog from a Rhode Island salt pond six months after an oil spill washed into the pond. This salt pond was also a wildlife refuge, so canoes and traps were used to collect fish, rather than powerboats and trawls. Lawrence Chicelly (NOAA Corp) assisted NWFSC scientists with fish collections to examine fish health and contaminant exposure.
Rhode Island 1996 July
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Mark Myers (NOAA Fisheries, NWFSC) is mending a trawl net used to collect winter flounder for chemical analyses. Two weeks after an oil spill washed into salt ponds along the coast of Rhode Island, NWFSC scientists were conducting studies to determine if fish health had been affected. Winter flounder were spawning in the salt ponds at the time of the spill.
Rhode Island 1996 February
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NWFSC scientists Dave Misitano and John Ferguson are beach seining for juvenile salmon in a reference area for a study examining contaminant exposure and health of juvenile salmon in Puget Sound.
Washington, Nisqually Delta 1994
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The Big Bang! An old non-producing oil platform is being removed by detonating explosives below the sea floor to sever the legs. The detonation occurred after a NOAA/NMFS marine observer conducted an aerial survey to assure no sea turtles or marine mammals were in the vicinity prior to the use of explosives.
Louisiana, offshore 2003 November 11
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Oilfield diver lance cutting a mangled oil platform leg after Katrina went through the Gulf.
Louisiana, offshore 2006 January 15
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Oilfield diver lance cutting a mangled oil platform leg after Katrina went through the Gulf.
Louisiana, offshore 2006 January 15
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Oil field rough necks rigging a well for removal off the Louisiana coast.
Louisiana, offshore 2006 January 15
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Fisheries scientist obtaining tissue samples from dolphins swimming in the bow wave of the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Fisheries scientist obtaining tissue samples from dolphins swimming in the bow wave of the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Fisheries scientist obtaining tissue samples from dolphins swimming in the bow wave of the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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A little time for discussing the day's work, maybe home, or maybe even the next port-of-call.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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The time-honored scientific sampling method of dip-net collecting of the sea creatures attracted to the deck lights of the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN while the ship is not underway.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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A member of the scientific party enterin marine mammal sighting data into a database while observing from the bridge wing of the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Fisheries scientist obtaining tissue samples from whale swimming ahead of inflatable boat off the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Fisheries scientist with specimens caught by net off the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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"Big-eyes" binoculars used by marine mammal observers on the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Fisheries scientists collecting tissue samples during small boat operations off the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Fisheries scientist obtaining tissue samples from pilot whales while conducting small-boat operations off the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Scientist directing coxswain as dolphin proceed to the left.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Fisheries scientists collecting tissue samples during small boat operations off the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Fisheries scientists collecting tissue samples during small boat operations off the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Fisheries scientists collecting tissue samples during small boat operations off the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Scientist preparing mounting for tracking device on sea turtle. Operations off the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Dip-netting double exposure. Scientists collecting small oceanic fauna from the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN as it is hove to.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Fisheries scientist obtaining tissue samples from dolphins swimming in the bow wave of the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN.
Pacific Ocean, Tropical East Pacific
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Observer Sampling station in Sandpoint on the only sunny day of the season.
Alaska, Shumagin Islands, Sand Point 2005 May 16
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Deborah McArthur helps set bait to attract Puget Sound six gill sharks during cruise.
Washington, Seattle 2005 November 16
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Tolimieri and Kelly Andrews prepare to dive into Portage Bay
Washington, Seattle, Portage Bay 2006 April 26
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Scientist Phil Levin and colleague discuss sampling and tagging procedures during cruise to tag Puget Sound gill sharks.
Washington, Seattle 2005 November 16
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Hollings Marine Scholar demonstrates water sampling for interns during tour of Manchester Marine Station.
Washington, Manchester 2006 July 22
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Hollings Marine Scholar demonstrates water sampling for interns during tour of Manchester Marine Station.
Washington, Manchester 2006 July 22
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Hatchery at Mukilteo Research Station
Washington, Mukilteo 2006 August 11
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IT specialist Barry Semple manages network cables at Montlake Fisheries Laboratory
Washington, Seattle 2006 April 18
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Net pens at Manchester Research Station
Washington, Manchester 2006 July 22

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