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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Whelk - genus Nucella
Alaska, Kodiak Island 2005 June 27
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Pacific sand lance (Ammodytes hexapterus) burrowing into the sand
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Akun Island 2005 June 11
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Numerous species of algae including red members of genus Palmaria
Alaska, Kodiak Island 2005 May 23
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Rockweed algae (Fucus gardneri)
Alaska, Prince William Sound 2003 July 16
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A large sun star (Solaster stimpsoni)
Alaska, Kodiak Island 2005 May 22
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Three-ribbed kelp (Cymathaere triplicata)
Alaska, Kodiak Island 2005 May 24
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Arrowtooth flounder (Atheresthes stomias)
Alaska, Southeast 2004 July 23
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Bat stars brought up in a trawl haul.
Alaska, Southeast 2004 July 23
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A black cod in trawl haul with sea urchins, bat stars, and other biota
Alaska, Southeast 2004 July 26
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Juvenile rockfish
Alaska, Southeast 2008 June 6
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Mud stars (Ctenodiscus crispatus) brought up in trawl haul
Alaska, Southeast 2004 July 26
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Mud stars (Ctenodiscus crispatus) brought up in trawl haul
Alaska, Southeast 2004 July 26
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Ratfish (Hydrolagus colliei) also known as chimaera, a relative of sharks.
Alaska, Southeast 2004 July 23
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Rockfish obtained during trawl haul
Alaska, Southeast 2004 July 23
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Sea cucumbers or holothurians obtained during trawl haul
Alaska, Southeast 2004 July 25
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Crescent gunnels (Pholis laeta)
Alaska, Southeast 2008 June 5
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A sea turtle entangled in a ghost net.
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NOAA divers work to free an entangled endangered Hawaiian monk seal caught in a ghost net in the Northwest Hawaiian Islands.
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A derelict crab pot on an Aleutian Island Beach
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Appears to be hemp rope on a black sand Aleutian Island beach.
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Masked boobies unknowingly risking entanglement on deteriorating rope.
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A Hawaiian monk seal entangled on a large fishing float.
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Plastic debris washed at the high tide line. Marine birds, turtles, and other creatures can not differentiate these materials from various foods and sometimes die from ingesting plastic.
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A ghost net and other marine debris. The net material deteriorates very slowly and can ensnare unsuspecting marine life years after being lost.
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Who knows what sort of toxic materials are still encased in these drums. Eventually they will break open and spill their contents into the sea.
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World War II debris? Remains of a shipwreck? An otherwise pristine reef is besmirched with marine debris.
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A print of the Beaufort Marine Laboratory as it looked in the 1930's. C. M. Hoss was the artist.
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An agglomeration of king crabs
Alaska, Kodiak 1978 Circa
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Yellowfin tuna caught on NOAA Fisheries research vessel
Gulf of Maine 2004 Circa
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Measuring a lobster (Homarus americanus)
Gulf of Maine 2004 Circa
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Sorting squid at the sorting table on the stern of the ALBATROSS IV
Gulf of Maine 2004 Circa
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A giant lobster (Homarus americanus) on the stern of the ALBATROSS IV.
Gulf of Maine 2004 Circa
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Carefully holding a large lobster (Homarus americanus) on the stern of the ALBATROSS IV.
Gulf of Maine 2004 Circa
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Showing off a goosefish
Gulf of Maine 2004 Circa
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Another giant lobster (Homarus americanus) on the stern of the ALBATROSS IV.
Gulf of Maine 2004 Circa
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A large sawfish brought alongside for tagging. The rostrum is the protruding " saw" and its tooth-like appendages are called "denticles."
Atlantic Ocean
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Native America artisanal salmon fishing
Alaska, Southeast 2010
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Native America artisanal salmon fishing
Alaska, Southeast 2010
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Native America artisanal salmon fishing
Alaska, Southeast 2010
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An odd bit of marine debris floating off the coast of American Samoa. Photo #1 of sequence.
American Samoa, Tutuila 2008 February 24
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On close inspection, it proves to be an abandoned refrigerator. Photo #2 of sequence.
American Samoa, Tutuila 2008 February 24
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An experiment in flotation proves an abandoned refrigerator could serve as a lifeboat in dire circumstances. Photo #3 of sequence.
American Samoa, Tutuila 2008 February 24
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As the abandoned sailor drifts out to sea, the old adage that you shouldn't ever get in an abandoned refrigerator is proved true once again. Photo #4 of sequence.
American Samoa, Tutuila 2008 February 24
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Besides driftwood, there is human produced marine debris on this seemingly pristine section of coastline.
Hawaii, Hawaii 2008 August 1
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Tangled nets are found on a black rock beach. These nets while in the water pose a significant danger to marine life as, although lost and abandoned, they can continue ensnaring birds, turtles, and fish.
Hawaii, Hawaii 2008 August 1
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Inspecting an abandoned and lost net on the beach.
Hawaii, Hawaii 2008 August 1
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Small bits of plastic and metallic debris on what should be a pristine shoreline .
Hawaii, Hawaii 2008 August 1
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Virtually indestructible pieces of plastic fouling a black rock beach on the island of Hawaii. Smaller pieces of plastic are often mistaken for food and ingested by marine birds, sea turtles, and fish and can kill the unsuspecting animals.
Hawaii, Hawaii 2008 August 1
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Virtually indestructible pieces of plastic fouling a black rock beach on the island of Hawaii. Smaller pieces of plastic are often mistaken for food and ingested by marine birds, sea turtles, and fish and can kill the unsuspecting animals.
Hawaii, Hawaii 2008 August 1
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Plastic debris littering Hawaiian shoreline. Hawaii is located near the center of the North Pacific gyre where debris tends to concentrate.
Hawaii, Hawaii 2008 August 1

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