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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Ghanaian fishers mending nets
Ghana
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Ghanaian fishers mending nets
Ghana
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Ghanaian fishers mending nets
Ghana
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Ghanaian fishers mending nets
Ghana
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Artisanal landing site-outside Tema, Ghana
Ghana
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In the foreground, NOAA fisheries scientist Teresa Turk and Ghanaian observer, Richmond Quartey, looking at the fish drying operation outside Tema, Ghana
Ghana
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Local Ghana fisherman carrying outboard motor across the landing site
Ghana
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Gathering dried fish for market
Ghana
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Dried fish ready to be taken to the market
Ghana
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Tangled marine debris consisting of derelict nets, rope, and hooks.
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Removing marine debris from entangled right whale
Florida 2008 December 26
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Right whale towing marine debris
Florida 2008 December 26
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Right whale entangled with marine debris
Florida 2008 December 26
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Plastic marine debris collected inside the cod end of the manta net after a tow. This sample is dominated by very small plastic particles - the white particles are approximately 1/2 centimeter across.
Pacific Ocean 2010
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Plankton is collected on silk mesh as water flows through the continuous plankton recorder.
Pacific Ocean 2010
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The continuous plankton recorder being deployed from the NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER during a expedition across the Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean 2010
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North Atlantic right whale that a team of state and federal biologists assisted in disentangling off Daytona Beach.
Florida, Daytona Beach 2010 December 30
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Aerial view of North Atlantic right whale that a team of state and federal biologists assisted in disentangling off Daytona Beach.
Florida, Daytona Beach 2010 December 30
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North Atlantic right whale that a team of state and federal biologists assisted in disentangling off Daytona Beach.
Florida, Daytona Beach 2010 December 30
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North Atlantic right whale that a team of state and federal biologists assisted in disentangling off Daytona Beach.
Florida, Daytona Beach 2010 December 30
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Scientists from NOAA Fisheries Service approaching a young North Atlantic right whale they disentangled on January 15 off Cape Canaveral.
Florida, Cape Canaveral
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North Atlantic right whale entangled in line, visible across the head and trailing in the water beneath the whale past its tail.
2003 May 20
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Small plastic debris visible from the surface of the water during an expedition in the Pacific Ocean on the OKEANOS EXPLORER. This material is practically indestructible in this form and can possibly harm marine organisms for years.
2010
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Karenia brevis algal bloom off the coast of Texas.
Texas coast
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Map showing dissolved oxygen in the Gulf of Mexico: 2010.
Gulf of Mexico
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Area of dissolved oxygen in the Gulf of Mexico: 1985-2010.
Gulf of Mexico.
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Simkins Dam on the Patapsco River in Maryland was bre3ached on October 21, 2010, opening up 20 miles of stream habitat and bringing it closer to being a thriving, free-flowing river.
Maryland, Patapsco River
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Boxes of frozen fillets of catfish of the genus Pangasius - called basa, swai, or sutchi - that were improted into the U.S. from Vietnam falsely labeled as sole to avoid anti-dumping duties. They were seized upon entry by NOAA Office of Law Enforcement and Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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A researcher shows visitors microalgae tanks which supplies a steady supply of nutrients for young oysters.
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Mussels farmed in coastal areas and in the open ocean are one of the most promising sectors of the U.S. marine aquaculture industry. Workers harvest a mussel raft in Shelton, Washington.
Washington, Shelton
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Shellfish farming (oysters, clams, mussels) is the largest sector of the U.S. marine aquaculture industry and accounts for 2/3 of total U.S. marine aquaculture production. An oyster farm in the Damariscotta River.
Maine, Damariscotta River
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Jim Cook, a longline fishing boat owner and vice president of Pacific Ocean Producers, leads an early morning tour for MAFAC members and NOAA Fisheries staff at the Honolulu Fish Auction.
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Scientists from NOAA Fisheries Service and its state and nonprofit partners successfully used at-sea chemical sedation to help cut the remaining ropes from a young North Atlantic right whale. The sedative given to the whale allowed the disentanglement team to safely approach the animal and remove 50 feet of rope which was wrapped through its mouth and around its flippers.
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An adult Atlantic salmon from one of the world's most productive rivers, the River Teno in northern Norway.
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Atlantic cod.
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Atlantic sturgeon.
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Whale Sense Logo, signifying a joint endeavor of private industry, conservation groups, and NOAA to encourage whale-watch tour operators from Maine to Virginia to practice responsible viewing.
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Tagged dusky shark ready for release back to ocean.
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Angela Annino of Connecticut holds up an impressive striped bass, one of New England's most popular sport fish. Recreational anglers pumped more than $31 billion into the U.S. economy in 2006.
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Commercial catch of walleye pollock from the Bering Sea.
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Porbeagle shark
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Sandbar shark being released after measuring and taking tissue samples.
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Sockeye salmon
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Researchers removing very young salmon bound for the Atlantic from water-powered traps in a river.
Maine
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A submersible fish cage sitting on the surface for cleaning and inspection.
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Giant squid collected by NOAA off the Louisiana coast from the NOAA Ship GORDON GUNTER from a trawl at a depth of more than 1500 feet.
Louisiana offshore 2009 July 30
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NOAA scientists with giant squid aboard the NOAA research vessel GORDON GUNTER.
Louisiana offshore 2009 July 30
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NOAA scientists examining giant squid aboard the NOAA research vessel GORDON GUNTER off the Louisiana coast.
Louisiana offshore 2009 July 30
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Hunt's Mill Dam on the Ten Mile River. A project to build a migratory fish passage was begun here to help bring back blueback herring, alewives, and American shad.
Rhode Island, Providence.
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Public warning signs like these are posted in areas that have been closed due to high level of toxin in shellfish.

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