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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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CTD operations off the BELL M. SHIMADA in the eastern tropical Pacific
Pacific Ocean, Eastern Tropical 2010 May 27
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Ocean Beach recreational fishing pier
California, Ocean Beach, San Diego 2009
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Flo's Clam Shack - famous for clams since 1936.
Rhode Island, Newport 2009
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 3
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 3
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 3
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 3
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 3
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 3
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 3
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 3
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 3
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 6
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 6
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 6
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 6
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Testing the Eagle Ray AUV ( Autonomous underwater vehicle) from the NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW. This instrument is capable of operating at 2200 meters depth, has a multi-beam sonar system, conductivity-temperature-depth sensor (CTD ), and can mount mission specific instruments.
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 7
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CTD operations on the HENRY BIGELOW
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 7
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CTD operations on the HENRY BIGELOW
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 7
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CTD operations on the HENRY BIGELOW
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2008 August 7
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Acoustics laboratory on the HENRY BIGELOW
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2007 July 10
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Acoustics laboratory on the HENRY BIGELOW
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2007 July 10
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Trawling operations on the HENRY BIGELOW
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2007 July 11
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Trawling operations on the HENRY BIGELOW
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2007 July 11
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Trawling operations on the HENRY BIGELOW
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2007 July 10
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Acoustics laboratory on the HENRY BIGELOW
New Jersey, Hudson Canyon 2007 July 11
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Acoustic monitoring screen on the HENRY BIGELOW showing water column
2007 July 11
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Acoustic monitoring screen on the HENRY BIGELOW showing bottom configuration
2007 July 11
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Work station on HENRY BIGELOW monitoring depth, water column, charted position, status of after-deck operations, etc. ME70 display in center and EK60 display on left.
2007 July 12
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Group of tuna in the eastern chamber of the trap at Favignana. Depth 22 meters.
Italy, Favignana, Sicily 1999 May
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Photo taken in the chamber of death in the trap at Favignana. Depth 16 meters.
Italy, Favignana, Sicily 1979 May
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Tuna ensnared near the mouth of the fish trap. Depth 25 meters. This tuna weighed 270 kilograms (approximately 600 pounds.)
Italy, Favignana, Sicily 1999 May
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Tuna processing plant at Favignana. The site where the decapitated tuna were hung was referred to as "IL BOSCO", (The Forest.)
Italy, Favignana, Sicily 1979 May
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The landed tuna were moved by trolley from the boat to the plant.
Italy, Favignana, Sicily 1979 May
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The chamber of death of the trap at Favignana.
Italy, Favignana, Sicily 1979 May
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A raised landing net brings the tuna to the surface.
Spain, Barbate 1982
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A raised landing net brings the tuna to the surface.
Italy, Favignana, Sicily 1979 May
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A raised landing net brings the tuna to the surface.
Spain, Barbate 1982
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The great slaughter is almost over, with only one group of now dead tuna left to be hauled aboard on the eastern side of the trap.
Italy, Favignana, Sicily 1979
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A large tuna is landed by a group of eight fishermen.
Italy, Favignana, Sicily 1979 May
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A 400 kilogram (880 pounds) tuna is landed by eight fishermen. This is a difficult and dangerous time when synchronized effort is required to land the tuna. Poor timing can cause the poles to break and a fisherman to land in the water. Some fishermen have died in this manner after falling overboard and being struck by the tuna tails.
Italy, Favignana, Sicily 1979 May
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A raised landing net brings the tuna to the surface.
Stintino, Sardinia, Italy 1998
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The boats set off towards the trap at Stintino.
Stintino, Sardinia, Italy 1998
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Starting fishery operations in the trap at Stintino.
Stintino, Sardinia, Italy 1998
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A large tuna is landed by fishermen working together.
Spain, Barbate 1982 May
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A large tuna is landed by fishermen working together.
Spain, Barbate 1982 May
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A large tuna is landed by fishermen working together.
Spain, Barbate 1982 May
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A large tuna is landed by fishermen working together.
Spain, Barbate 1982 May
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The tuna caught are small to medium in size, requiring just four fishermen to land.
Italy, Favignana, Sicily 1999 May
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The small tuna are landed by two fishermen.
Italy, Favignana, Sicily 1999 May

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