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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Even this off-the-beaten path warehouse in Biloxi, Mississippi, sports a proud bit of art announcing its trade. P. 18 of "Neptune's Table."
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Many seafood markets, like this one in Madeira Beach, Florida, seem to work on the assumption that customers like to see what their next meal looked like when it was alive. P. 18 of "Neptune's Table."
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The noble salmon which commands a place of honor as an artistic as well as a culinary icon, works admirably for this Seattle eatery. P. 18 of "Neptune's Table."
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This Florida Keys motel has fancifully - and colorfully - recreated a reef scene in its front yard. P. 19 of "Neptune's Table."
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A boardwalk cafe in Newport Beach promotes its name in T-shirt style well-suited to Southern California. P. 19 of "Neptune's Table."
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A Folly Beach, South Carolina, legal firm advertises its services with a sense of humor. P. 19 of "Neptune's Table."
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Neon-pink is unusual in outdoor art, but seems perfect for the queen conch adorning this Florida Keys Lodge. P. 19 of "Neptune's Table."
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Not all commercial boats stay in the water. These Newport Beach, California, dories are trailered daily. P. 13 of "Neptune's Table."
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On all coasts, harbors like Squalicum, Washington, are filled with more boats than are needed to harvest the stocks. P. 24 of "Neptune's Table."
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The eye - and wallet - are dazzled by the array of equipment in specialty shops like this store in San Diego. P. 25 of "Neptune's Table."
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A head boat filled with satisfied customers returns to its home port of Pt. Pleasant, New Jersey. P. 26 of "Neptune's Table."
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Bait shacks, like this one in Pascagoula, Mississippi, often cater to both commercial and recreational fishermen. P. 26 of "Neptune's Table."
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Larval clams (spat) are produced under tight control at this aquaculture operation in South Carolina. P. 27 of "Neptune's Table."
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A South Carolina clam aquaculture operation raises both the spat (open tanks) and the green algae they eat (background cylinders). P. 27 of "Neptune's Table."
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"Aquaculture has returned to a top spot on the American seafood buffet." P. 28 of "Neptune's Table."
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Increasingly, processed clam products use resources supplied by aquaculture to supplement the wild stock harvest." P. 28 of "Neptune's Table."
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A McLean, Virginia, seafood market employee tends live lobsters from New England . P. 29 of "Neptune's Table."
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Most seafood is sold through markets, like Seattle's Pike Place Market, or directly to processors and purveyors. P. 29 of "Neptune's Table."
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A large freighter discharges frozen albacore at a tuna cannery in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. P. 30 of "Neptune's Table."
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Judy David, a commercial shrimp fisherwoman who operates her own fishing vessel as well as processing and marketing her catch. P. 31 of "Neptune's Table."
Mississippi, D'Iberville
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Outdoor fish market
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Seafood cookbooks
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Fish used for cat food
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Fish products in Asian fish market
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Seafood is transported worldwide as air cargo
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Captain Ben's Fish Dock in Freeport, New York.
New York, Freeport
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A Chesapeake Bay seafood market.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay
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A Freeport, Long Island, seafood market.
New York, Freeport
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A fast-food seafood restaurant.
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A New Orleans seafood restaurant.
Louisiana, New Orleans
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A seafood market in Mclean, Virginia.
Virginia, Mclean
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A small seafood market in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
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A trained inspector at a Virginia scallop plant examines both the catch and its paper trail.
Virginia
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These packages of raw seafood at a Baltimore plant bear seals certifying they were packed under an approved HACCP program.
Maryland, Baltimore
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Origin tags are applied to every bag of cultured blue point oysters leaving this plant.
Connecticut, Norwalk
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Labeled packages are boxed and inspected at a Baltimore plant before shipment to local markets.
Maryland, Baltimore
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A Baltimore worker affixes a government-authorized inspection sticker to packages destined for the seafood counter.
Maryland, Baltimore
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Bluefish fresh off the boat are given a temperature check as part of a Baltimore plant's HACCP inspection plan.
Maryland, Baltimore
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A state inspector examines scallop meat at a plant in Seaford, Virginia, for compliance with health and safety laws.
Virginia, Seaford
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Randomly selected albacore from a just unloaded batch are examined by a staff biologist at a Puerto Rico tuna cannery.
Puerto Rico
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A federal official watches as croaker are headed and gutted for processing under a Baltimore plant's approved HACCP plan.
Maryland, Baltimore
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Though some nearshore pollution is obvious, unseen contaminants may be far more deadly to fish and shellfish.
New York
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Many of the documents discussing seafood safety are produced by the seafood industry.
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The catch of this woman in Beaufort, South Carolina, is not subject to inspection.
South Carolina, Beaufort
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This famous Gloucester, Massachusetts, memorial is a somber reminder of the Atlantic's deadly toll on fishermen.
Massachusetts, Gloucester
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Julius Collins, owner-operator of several large shrimp trawlers based in Brownsville, Texas, has long been tireless advocate for industry involvement in government regulatory processes.
Texas, Brownsville
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The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1996 requires measures to prevent overfishing.
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Regional Fishing Council meeting.
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Members of the fishing community attending a meeting proposing conservation measures to cut the number of allowable fishing days.
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Fisheries managers, like NOAA's Penny Dalton, try to balance conservation and utilization needs.
Maryland, Silver Spring

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