NOAA Photo Library Banner
Takes you to the Top Page Takes you to the About this Site page. Takes you to the Contacts page. Takes you to the HELP page. Takes you to the Credits page. Takes you to the Collections page. Takes you to the search page. Takes you to the Links page.


NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

2450 thumbnail picture
Emptying the net prior at the end of a trawl run
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
2451 thumbnail picture
Emptying the net prior at the end of a trawl run
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
2452 thumbnail picture
Otter boards used to spread wide the net when in the water
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
2453 thumbnail picture
Deck scene on a shrimp trawler
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
2454 thumbnail picture
Preparing the net for a trawl run
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
2455 thumbnail picture
Putting the trawl in the water
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
2456 thumbnail picture
Deck scene on a shrimp trawler
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
2457 thumbnail picture
Net in the water during trawling operations
Florida East Coast 1969 June
2458 thumbnail picture
Net in the water during trawling operations
Florida East Coast 1969 June
2459 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
2460 thumbnail picture
A double rigged shrimp trawler with nets and otterboards hanging outboard. Vessel is at anchor.
Pascagoula, Mississippi 1968 August
2461 thumbnail picture
Shrimp trawling operations off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
2462 thumbnail picture
Bringing the net aboard during shrimp trawling operations off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
2463 thumbnail picture
Working together to secure the harvest of shrimp off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
2464 thumbnail picture
Working together to secure the harvest of shrimp off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
2465 thumbnail picture
Working together to secure the harvest of shrimp off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
2466 thumbnail picture
Working together to secure the harvest of shrimp off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
2467 thumbnail picture
Working together to secure the harvest of shrimp off the THREE SONS
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
2468 thumbnail picture
Hispanic American shrimper in the Gulf of Mexico
Gulf of Mexico 1968 August
2469 thumbnail picture
Bow view of a double-rigged shrimp trawler
Georgia, Brunswick 1968 September
2470 thumbnail picture
A double-rigged shrimp trawler with one net up and the other being brought aboard
Galveston, Texas 1968 August
2471 thumbnail picture
Double-rigged shrimp trawler with bag of one net on board
Galveston, Texas 1968 August
2472 thumbnail picture
Double-rigged shrimp trawler with bag of one net about to be opened
Galveston, Texas 1968 August
2473 thumbnail picture
Double-rigged shrimp trawler dumping the catch from the bag of one net on deck
Galveston, Texas 1968 August
2474 thumbnail picture
Double-rigged shrimp trawler hauling in the nets
Galveston, Texas 1968 August
2475 thumbnail picture
Purse seining for shrimp from the beach
Galveston, Texas
2476 thumbnail picture
Before turtle excluder devices (TED) loggerhead turtles were casualties of shrimping operations
Florida East Coast 1969 June
2477 thumbnail picture
A turtle excluder device
Mississippi, Biloxi 1996 March
2478 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
2479 thumbnail picture
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
2480 thumbnail picture
TED's for sale. Although early in their development use of TED's were resisted, they are now a routine part of any shrimp trawl vessel. TEDS are shown for sale in the window of this Biloxi marine outfitter.
Mississippi, Biloxi 1996 March
2481 thumbnail picture
Nets, purse seine boat, and wake are seen as looking aft from the stern of a tuna boat in the tropical Pacific
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1959 June
2482 thumbnail picture
A tuna seiner circling a school of tuna as seen from a spotter aircraft
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1962 September
2483 thumbnail picture
Beginning to flake down the net after completing a set and beginning to retrieve the net prior to harvesting the fish.
Tropical Atlantic Ocean 1962 September
2484 thumbnail picture
Nets, purse seine boat, and wake are seen as looking aft from the stern of a tuna boat in the tropical Pacific. The purse seine boat will be released upon approaching a school of tuna.
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1959 June
2485 thumbnail picture
Skipjack tuna caught with a one-pole rig with a barbless hook.
Tropical Atlantic Ocean 1966 April
2486 thumbnail picture
Purse seine being closed prior to harvesting the tuna. The small boat is used to make noise and keep the tuna within the net prior to closing.
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1966 August
2487 thumbnail picture
Yellowfin tuna coming aboard during pole and line fishing operation.
Tropical Ocean
2488 thumbnail picture
Yellowfin tuna taking a barbless hook on a 3-pole 1-line rig on the R/V UNDAUNTED
Tropical Atlantic Ocean 1966 April
2489 thumbnail picture
Baitfish in a small net being transferred to the live well of R/V UNDAUNTED
Tropical Atlantic Ocean 1966 April
2490 thumbnail picture
Mass of small baitfish (mainly Sardinella) milling around in baitwell of the R/V UNDAUNTED
Tropical Atlantic Ocean 1966 April
2491 thumbnail picture
Diagram of tuna fishing operations illustrating possible loss of fish prior to closing net completely.
2492 thumbnail picture
Preparing longlines for tuna fishing
Tropical Ocean
2493 thumbnail picture
A tuna longlining operation
Tropical Ocean
2494 thumbnail picture
Japanese tuna longliner at Pago Pago
Pago Pago, American Samoa 1962 April
2495 thumbnail picture
Flaking down the net after completing a set and retrieving the net prior to harvesting the fish.
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1962 February
2496 thumbnail picture
Closing the purse seine. This picture of early tuna purse seining operations illustrates that often dolphins and other marine mammals were caught as a byproduct of tuna fishing. Today, efforts are made to minimize the harm to marine mammal species during tuna purse seining operations.
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1966 August
2497 thumbnail picture
Three-pole one-line rig catching Bigeye tuna in the Galapagos Islands area
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1967 June
2498 thumbnail picture
Bigeye tuna caught with three-pole one-line rig
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1967 June
2499 thumbnail picture
Experimental longline operations in the Atlantic
Tropical Atlantic Ocean 1966 June

PAGES - 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66 | 67 | 68 | 69 | 70 | 71 | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | 93 | 94 | 95 | 96 | 97 | 98 | 99 | 100 | 101 | 102 | 103 | 104 | 105 | 106 | 107 | 108 | 109 | 110 | 111 | 112 | 113 | 114 | 115 | 116 | 117 | 118 | 119 | 120 | 121 | 122 | 123 | 124 | 125 | 126 | 127 | 128 | 129 | 130 | 131 | 132 | 133 | 134 | 135 | 136 | 137 | 138 | 139 | 140 | 141 | 142 | 143 | 144 | 145 | 146 | 147 | 148 | 149 | 150 | 151 | 152 | 153 | 154 | 155 |


Publication of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA),
NOAA Central Library
NOAA Privacy Policy | NOAA Disclaimer
Last Updated:
November 10, 2017