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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Dory used as purse seine boat fishing for herring on the Maine coast
Maine 1969 October
1701 thumbnail picture
Setting a purse seine inside pocket while fishing for herring on the Maine coast
Maine 1969 October
1702 thumbnail picture
Harvesting the herring after closing the purse on the Maine coast
Maine 1969 October
1703 thumbnail picture
Trawling for shrimp on the east coast of Florida
Florida East Coast 1969 June
1704 thumbnail picture
Separating shrimp from bycatch
Florida East Coast 1969 June
1705 thumbnail picture
Separating shrimp from bycatch
Florida East Coast 1969 June
1706 thumbnail picture
Shrimp bycatch
Florida East Coast 1969 June
1707 thumbnail picture
Separating shrimp from bycatch
Florida East Coast 1969 June
1708 thumbnail picture
Emptying the bag on deck at the end of a trawl. The colorful lines at the end of the net are the tangles and keep the net from chaffing on the bottom.
Florida East Coast 1969 June
1709 thumbnail picture
Hauling in the net on a shrimp trawler
Florida East Coast 1969 June
1710 thumbnail picture
Bringing the net aboard on a shrimp trawler
Florida East Coast 1969 June
1711 thumbnail picture
Trawling for shrimp
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1712 thumbnail picture
Separating shrimp from bycatch
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1713 thumbnail picture
Separating shrimp from bycatch
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1714 thumbnail picture
Utilizing part of the bycatch of shrimp fishing
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1715 thumbnail picture
The prize - shrimp being readied for market
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1716 thumbnail picture
Separating shrimp from bycatch
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1717 thumbnail picture
The prize - shrimp being readied for market
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1718 thumbnail picture
The prize - shrimp being readied for market
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1719 thumbnail picture
The prize - shrimp being readied for market
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1720 thumbnail picture
Emptying the net prior at the end of a trawl run
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1721 thumbnail picture
Emptying the net prior at the end of a trawl run
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1722 thumbnail picture
Otter boards used to spread wide the net when in the water
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1723 thumbnail picture
Deck scene on a shrimp trawler
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1724 thumbnail picture
Preparing the net for a trawl run
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1725 thumbnail picture
Putting the trawl in the water
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1726 thumbnail picture
Deck scene on a shrimp trawler
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
1727 thumbnail picture
Net in the water during trawling operations
Florida East Coast 1969 June
1728 thumbnail picture
Net in the water during trawling operations
Florida East Coast 1969 June
1729 thumbnail picture
Nets and otterboards hanging outboard on the MISS EULA, a Vietnamese-American owned shrimp trawler operating in the Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf of Mexico 1997
1730 thumbnail picture
A double rigged shrimp trawler with nets and otterboards hanging outboard. Vessel is at anchor.
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 August
1731 thumbnail picture
Shrimp trawling operations off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
1732 thumbnail picture
Bringing the net aboard during shrimp trawling operations off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
1733 thumbnail picture
Working together to secure the harvest of shrimp off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
1734 thumbnail picture
Working together to secure the harvest of shrimp off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
1735 thumbnail picture
Working together to secure the harvest of shrimp off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
1736 thumbnail picture
Working together to secure the harvest of shrimp off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
1737 thumbnail picture
Working together to secure the harvest of shrimp off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
1738 thumbnail picture
Hispanic American shrimper in the Gulf of Mexico
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
1739 thumbnail picture
Bow view of a double-rigged shrimp trawler
Georgia, Brunswick 1968 September
1740 thumbnail picture
A double-rigged shrimp trawler with one net up and the other being brought aboard
Galveston, Texas 1968 August
1741 thumbnail picture
Double-rigged shrimp trawler with bag of one net on board
Galveston, Texas 1968 August
1742 thumbnail picture
Double-rigged shrimp trawler with bag of one net about to be opened
Galveston, Texas 1968 August
1743 thumbnail picture
Double-rigged shrimp trawler dumping the catch from the bag of one net on deck
Galveston, Texas 1968 August
1744 thumbnail picture
Double-rigged shrimp trawler hauling in the nets
Galveston, Texas 1968 August
1745 thumbnail picture
Purse seining for shrimp from the beach
Galveston, Texas
1746 thumbnail picture
Before turtle excluder devices (TED) loggerhead turtles were casualties of shrimping operations
Florida East Coast 1969 June
1747 thumbnail picture
A turtle excluder device
Mississippi, Biloxi 1996 March
1748 thumbnail picture
A combination turtle excluder device/bycatch reduction device manufactured by Saunders Marine Machine Shop. Fish escape by swimming forward and out of the large holes in the net. Shrimp are swept into the bag at the end of the net and cannot swim out.
Mississippi, Biloxi 1996 March
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Turtle excluder device (TED) manufactured by Saunders Marine Machine Shop. The oval metal ring and bars deflect the turtles. The cut in the netting is where the trap door will be placed. The bars force a turtle to the trap door which will open allowing the turtle to go free.
Mississippi, Biloxi 1996 March

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