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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

1600 thumbnail picture
A gillnet wound on its reel
Washington, Astoria 1969 October
1601 thumbnail picture
Clam dredging with the dredge deployed from the starboard side
New Jersey, Cape May 1968 August
1602 thumbnail picture
Deploying a clam dredge offshore
New Jersey, Cape May 1968 August
1603 thumbnail picture
Deploying a clam dredge in nearshore waters
New Jersey, Cape May 1968 August
1604 thumbnail picture
Operating the winch on a clam dredger
New Jersey, Cape May 1968 August
1605 thumbnail picture
Recovering the dredge on a clam dredger
New Jersey, Cape May 1968 August
1606 thumbnail picture
A dredge haul including live clams and empty shells
New Jersey, Cape May 1968 August
1607 thumbnail picture
Beginning to sift through the dredge haul on a clam dredger
New Jersey, Cape May 1968 August
1608 thumbnail picture
Returning home with bags of clams on deck of a clam dredger
New Jersey, Cape May 1968 August
1609 thumbnail picture
The dredge haul on deck of a clam dredger
New Jersey, Cape May 1968 August
1610 thumbnail picture
Clam fishing from a skiff requires good balance
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 1966 September
1611 thumbnail picture
Clam fishing from a skiff requires good balance
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 1966 September
1612 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - Putting over the purse seine boats early in the morning
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1613 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - Putting over the purse seine boats early in the morning
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1614 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - Preparing to deploy net during two-boat purse seining operation
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1615 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - closing the net and trapping the fish
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1616 thumbnail picture
Preparing to pump the trapped fish aboard the menhaden fishing mother vessel
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1617 thumbnail picture
Drawing the net tighter about the captured menhaden
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1618 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
1619 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
1620 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
1621 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
1622 thumbnail picture
Purse seine boats setting nets to capture school of menhaden
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1623 thumbnail picture
Purse seine boats setting nets to capture school of menhaden
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1624 thumbnail picture
Purse seine boats setting nets to capture school of menhaden
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1625 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - Getting ready to set the net early in the morning
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1626 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - Getting ready to set the net early in the morning
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1627 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - dumping menhaden into the hold of the mother vessel
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1628 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
1629 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing -off-loading the catch
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1630 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing -off-loading the catch
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1631 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing -off-loading the catch
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1632 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing -off-loading the catch
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1633 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing -off-loading the catch
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1634 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - securing the nets after a day's fishing
Southport, North Carolina 1969 June
1635 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seine boats encircling a school of menhaden
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1636 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seine boats encircling a school of menhaden
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1637 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seine boats encircling a school of menhaden
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1638 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seine boats encircling a school of menhaden
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1639 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - pursing menhaden net with power blocks
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1640 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - beginning to haul in the purse seine with the power blocks
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1641 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - beginning to set out the nets in purse seining operation
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1642 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seine boats closing the purse with mother vessel waiting in the background
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1643 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - mother vessel coming near to pump menhaden from closed purse
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1644 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - getting ready to pump fish aboard the mother vessel
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1645 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - getting ready to pump fish aboard the mother vessel
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1646 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - drawing net tight for pumping fish aboard the mother vessel
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1647 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - drawing net tight for pumping fish aboard the mother vessel
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1648 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - pumping fish aboard the mother vessel
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 June
1649 thumbnail picture
Menhaden fishing - purse seining boats in a Carolina sound
North Carolina, Beaufort 1968 June

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