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

3150 thumbnail picture
Randomly selected albacore from a just unloaded batch are examined by a staff biologist at a Puerto Rico tuna cannery.
Puerto Rico
3151 thumbnail picture
A federal official watches as croaker are headed and gutted for processing under a Baltimore plant's approved HACCP plan.
Maryland, Baltimore
3152 thumbnail picture
Though some nearshore pollution is obvious, unseen contaminants may be far more deadly to fish and shellfish.
New York
3153 thumbnail picture
Many of the documents discussing seafood safety are produced by the seafood industry.
3154 thumbnail picture
The catch of this woman in Beaufort, South Carolina, is not subject to inspection.
South Carolina, Beaufort
3155 thumbnail picture
This famous Gloucester, Massachusetts, memorial is a somber reminder of the Atlantic's deadly toll on fishermen.
Massachusetts, Gloucester
3156 thumbnail picture
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
3157 thumbnail picture
The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1996 requires measures to prevent overfishing.
3158 thumbnail picture
Regional Fishing Council meeting.
3159 thumbnail picture
Members of the fishing community attending a meeting proposing conservation measures to cut the number of allowable fishing days.
3160 thumbnail picture
Fisheries managers, like NOAA's Penny Dalton, try to balance conservation and utilization needs.
Maryland, Silver Spring
3161 thumbnail picture
Boats stacked in a Long Island boatyard await the openings of seasons for nearshore New York fish.
New York, Long Island
3162 thumbnail picture
State officials, such as this Delaware fish and wildlife officer in Lewes, have the largest role in fisheries enforcement.
Delaware, Lewes
3163 thumbnail picture
Mississippi fisheries agent checks required documentation at a Pascagoula bait shop.
Mississippi, Pascagoula
3164 thumbnail picture
The U.S.-Morocco fisheries meeting is one of many each year for sharing information and management needs.
3165 thumbnail picture
A Virgin Islands fisheries officer visits with workers at a dockside filleting operation in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.
Virgin Islands, Charlotte Amalie
3166 thumbnail picture
A federal enforcement officer discusses closed areas with the crew of a shrimp boat in Bayou La Batre, Alabama.
Alabama, Bayou La Batre
3167 thumbnail picture
Federal fisheries researchers.
3168 thumbnail picture
A gear researcher observes a shrimp-net turtle excluder device as part of a program to reduce turtle captures.
3169 thumbnail picture
Small-scale fishermen in Crashboat, Puerto Rico, sell their catch - snapper, mackerel, and dolphin fish- locally.
Puerto Rico, Crashboat
3170 thumbnail picture
Old friends from past fishing adventures gather to mend nets.
Massachusetts, Gloucester
3171 thumbnail picture
Small-scale fishermen and yachtsmen co-existing peacefully
Texas, Port Aransas
3172 thumbnail picture
Immense power winches, like this one loading nets onto a Los Angeles tuna boat, helped build the purse seine industry.
California, Los Angeles
3173 thumbnail picture
A crewman offers up grilled salmon at a dockside barbecue in Kodiak, Alaska, to benefit his fishing organization.
Alaska, Kodiak
3174 thumbnail picture
Charter boat and party boat fleets are characterized by both intense competition and strong cooperation.
Florida, Marco Island
3175 thumbnail picture
Fishermen depend on navigational aids, such as these buoys that will mark a channel
North Carolina, Wanchese
3176 thumbnail picture
The dory fleet market attracts both tourists and buyers.
California, Newport Beach
3177 thumbnail picture
Rockfish and sablefish are the dorymen's big sellers, but other species, like the mackerel shown here, help keep the market going when the rockfish are scarce.
California, Newport Beach
3178 thumbnail picture
A two-man crew moves the morning's longline catch from dory to customers, all within a hundred yards.
California, Newport Beach
3179 thumbnail picture
Dories are trailered to the beach every day, a strategy that saves time and docking fees as well as maintaining the little fleet's traditional operations.
California, Newport Beach
3180 thumbnail picture
Fish are filleted or sold whole within hours of being hauled up from the relatively deep water off Southern California.
California, Newport Beach
3181 thumbnail picture
Eager buyers make their selections from the morning's bountiful catch of rockfish and sablefish.
California, Newport Beach
3182 thumbnail picture
Fishing is a complex business requiring fishermen to obtain and display myriad licenses, permits, and registrations.
3183 thumbnail picture
Gene Stanford, a Maryland waterman, who sets his lines and traps for blue crabs by himself.
Maryland, St. Michaels
3184 thumbnail picture
The number of women entrepreneurs, like this seller of skates for lobster bait in Pt. Judith, Rhode Island, is increasing in fishing communities.
Rhode Island, Point Judith
3185 thumbnail picture
Fishermen's boats always seem to need painting.
3186 thumbnail picture
Many fishermen, like these Gloucester, Massachusetts, swordfish longliners, enjoy the independence of a two-man crew.
Massachusetts, Gloucester
3187 thumbnail picture
On board or on shore, relaxation is wherever and whenever one can get it. At a net shop in Cut Off, Louisiana.
Louisiana, Cut Off
3188 thumbnail picture
Women have found places as both skilled fishermen and owners in some places such as Kodiak, Alaska.
Alaska, Kodiak
3189 thumbnail picture
A Tarpon Springs sponge fisherman displays his heritage with this traditional Greek fisherman's cap.
Florida, Tarpon Springs
3190 thumbnail picture
Family affair fish market as husband and wife fillet fish.
California, Newport Beach
3191 thumbnail picture
Private consultants like Seattle's Dr. Lee Alverson are important to both fishing groups and government agencies.
Washington, Seattle
3192 thumbnail picture
Representatives of a fisheries trade magazine canvassing the docks for information.
Washington, Seattle
3193 thumbnail picture
Trade journals like are a growing influence on the operations and decisions of American fishermen.
Washington, Seattle
3194 thumbnail picture
Boys on a pier in Seaford, Virginia, handlining for blue crabs.
Virginia, Seaford
3195 thumbnail picture
Colorful lures with specialized hooks are meant to mimic the color pattern and action of a target species' prey.
3196 thumbnail picture
Specialized wooden traps are used to take whelk in shallow Delaware Bays.
Delaware
3197 thumbnail picture
Steel "doors" hung on the stern of a trawler in Santa Barbara, CA.
California, Santa Barbara
3198 thumbnail picture
The distinctive Gulf of Mexico shrimp trawler prepares to lower its twin side-trawls off the Alabama coast.
Alabama
3199 thumbnail picture
Bob Spaeth of Madeira Beach, Florida, owns and operates several longliners that fish for both sharks and reef fish in the Gulf of Mexico.
Florida, Madeira Beach

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