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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

1900 thumbnail picture
Electro-shocking for juvenile wild salmon (parr) to PIT-tag for mark recapture study in Salmon River drainage in Idaho wilderness.
Idaho, Frank Church Wilderness, Big Creek 2005 August 22
1901 thumbnail picture
Chinook salmon being surgically tagged with a radio-telemetry tag.
Washington, Lower Monumental Dam, Snake River 2006 May 9
1902 thumbnail picture
Estrella Malca gets tready to deploy the MOCNESS aboard the NOAA ship GORDON GUNTER.
Mexico, off the Yucatan Peninsula 2006 March
1903 thumbnail picture
Dr. Bill Richards examines remains of a sailfish at the South East Fisheries Science Center's necropsy lab.
Florida, Miami 2006 March
1904 thumbnail picture
Students A. Morgan and L. Logan seine off the high-rises of Miami.
Florida, Miami, Virginia Key 2005 October
1905 thumbnail picture
Students A. Morgan and L. Logan seine along the beach of Virginia Key. They were collecting settlement stage snappers for a Coral Reef project.
Florida, Miami 2005 October
1906 thumbnail picture
Dr. Dave Jones and Estrella Malca seine along the beach collecting snapper for a Coral Reef project.
Mexico, Xcalak 2005 March
1907 thumbnail picture
Fish larvae collected with light traps off the Xcalak reef lagoon.
Mexico, Xcalak 2005 March
1908 thumbnail picture
Captain Dog watches over his master's boat. This boat transported the results of larval fish sampling efforts.
Mexico, Xcalak 2005 March
1909 thumbnail picture
Strange cluster of eggs floating off the beach during larval fish sampling efforts.
Mexico, Xcalak 2005 March
1910 thumbnail picture
Sport fishing boats during tournament
1911 thumbnail picture
Sport fishing boats headed toward the fish
1912 thumbnail picture
Landing a large dolphin fish, known as mahi mahi.
1913 thumbnail picture
Sport fishermen waiting for a strike
1914 thumbnail picture
Sport fishermen trolling
1915 thumbnail picture
GPS navigator used for small boat navigation
1916 thumbnail picture
An assemblage of fishing gear
1917 thumbnail picture
Net sonde?
1918 thumbnail picture
Long-lining operation - placing hooks
1919 thumbnail picture
Long-lining operation - placing hooks
1920 thumbnail picture
Tissue sample from large fish
1921 thumbnail picture
Tagging and placing tracking device on large billfish
1922 thumbnail picture
Tagging and placing tracking device on large billfish
1923 thumbnail picture
Tagging and placing tracking device on large billfish
1924 thumbnail picture
Tracking device enticing sportfishermen to return device with data intact
1925 thumbnail picture
Tagging, taking tissue sample, and placing tracking device on large billfish
1926 thumbnail picture
Tagging, taking tissue sample, and placing tracking device on large billfish
1927 thumbnail picture
Tissue sample from large fish
1928 thumbnail picture
Large swordfish on deck during long-lining operations
1929 thumbnail picture
Satellite tracking device placed on swordfish prior to return to ocean
1930 thumbnail picture
Reading the angle indicator to measure the inclination of the outgoing winch line.
2006 ca.
1931 thumbnail picture
Tagging fish.
2006 ca.
1932 thumbnail picture
Casting net for juvenile menhaden.
North Carolina, Beaufort area 2006 ca.
1933 thumbnail picture
Beaufort NMFS agent at fish meal plant.
North Carolina, Beaufort 2006 ca.
1934 thumbnail picture
NMFS port agent waiting to inspect menhaden boat as it arrives in port.
North Carolina, Beaufort 2006 ca.
1935 thumbnail picture
Beach seining.
Alaska Southeast 2006 ca.
1936 thumbnail picture
Seining from a small boat in a snow squall.
Alaska Southeast 2006 ca.
1937 thumbnail picture
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
1938 thumbnail picture
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
1939 thumbnail picture
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
1940 thumbnail picture
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
1941 thumbnail picture
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
1942 thumbnail picture
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
1943 thumbnail picture
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
1944 thumbnail picture
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
1945 thumbnail picture
Plankton collection from the dock at the NWFSC field station at Mukilteo.
Washington, Mukilteo 1995
1946 thumbnail picture
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
1947 thumbnail picture
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
1948 thumbnail picture
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
1949 thumbnail picture
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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