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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Sea turtle studies in the Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf of Mexico
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NOAA R/V Caretta cruising along the northern Gulf Coast.
Gulf of Mexico
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Dive operations. Diver going overboard.
Gulf of Mexico
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Weighing a shark. Image should be rotate 90 degrees right.
Gulf of Mexico
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Weighing a shark on the NOAA ship GORDON GUNTER.
Gulf of Mexico
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Removing hook from medium size shark on the NOAA ship GORDON GUNTER.
Gulf of Mexico
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Tagging medium sized shark on the NOAA ship GORDON GUNTER.
Gulf of Mexico
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Tagging medium sized shark on the NOAA ship GORDON GUNTER.
Gulf of Mexico
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Tag on dorsal fin of medium sized shark.
Gulf of Mexico
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Conducting measurements and studying large grouper.
Gulf of Mexico
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Returning a large hammerhead shark to the ocean following tagging operations.
Gulf of Mexico
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A large shark captured during shark studies in the Gulf of Mexico. It was tagged and returned to the ocean.
Gulf of Mexico
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Measuring moderately large shark.
Gulf of Mexico
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Preparing to measure moderately large shark.
Gulf of Mexico
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Pulling a shark on deck while trying to minimize any injury to the shark.
Gulf of Mexico
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Phantom DS4 ROV, source of many shallow to mid-depth high-resolution images.
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Phantom DS4 ROV, source of many shallow to mid-depth high-resolution images.
2007 December 19
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Fish species display of West Coast species.
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Deputy Assistant Administrator for NMFS, John Oliver, on right at groundbreaking ceremony of new Pascagoula fisheries laboratory.
Mississippi, Pascagoula 2007 December 19
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Tent and speakers stand at groundbreaking ceremony of new Pascagoula fisheries laboratory.
Mississippi, Pascagoula 2007 December 19
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Deputy Assistant Administrator for NMFS, John Oliver, on right, and various dignitaries at groundbreaking ceremony for new Pascagoula fisheries laboratory.
Mississippi, Pascagoula 2007 December 19
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Cake at groundbreaking ceremony for new NOAA fisheries laboratory at Pascagoula.
Mississippi, Pascagoula 2007 December 19
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Flag rockfish (Sebastes rubrivinctus). A flag rockfish over high-relief rocky substrate.
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Cowcod rockfish (Sebastes levis). A cowcod over high-relief rocky substrate and crinoids.
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Chilipepper rockfish (Sebastes goodei). A solitary chilipepper over deep, rocky substrate.
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Aurora rockfish (Sebastes aurora). An aurora rockfish resting on the rocky seafloor.
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Greenspotted rockfish (Sebastes chlorostictus). A greenspotted rockfish swimming in the water column.
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Olive rockfish (Sebastes serranoides). An olive rockfish swimming over high-relief substrate.
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Bronzespotted rockfish (Sebastes gilli). A bronzespotted rockfish over rocky substrate and crinoids.
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Vermilion rockfish (Sebastes miniatus). A vermilion rockfish swimming over the rocky seafloor.
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Bocaccio rockfish (Sebastes paucispinus). A bocaccio cruising above the rocky seafloor.
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Bank rockfish (Sebastes rufus). A bank rockfish resting on the rocky seafloor.
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Dwarf-red ockfish (Sebastes rufinanus). A couple of dwarf-red rockfish over high-relief rocky substrate.
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Pink rockfish (Sebastes eos). A pink rockfish resting on the seafloor.
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Honeycomb rockfish (Sebastes umbrosus). A honeycomb rockfish resting on high-relief substrate.
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Kelp rockfish (Sebastes atrovirens). A kelp rockfish swimming over high-relief substrate.
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Freckled rockfish (Sebastes lentiginosus). A freckled rockfish over muddy substrate.
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Chameleon rockfish (Sebastes phillipsi). Several chameleon rockfish over deep, rocky substrate and sea urchins.
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Copper rockfish (Sebastes caurinus). A solitary copper rockfish over rocky substrate.
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Blue rockfish (Sebastes mystinus). A blue rockfish uncharacteristically resting on the rocky seafloor.
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Greenstriped rockfish (Sebastes elongatus). A greenstriped rockfish resting on mixed substrate.
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Brown rockfish (Sebastes auriculatus). A brown rockfish over rocky substrate.
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California market squid (Doryteuthis (Loligo) opalescens ) egg capsule and paralarvae are from an experiment conducted in 2000 at the SWFSC. Egg capsules were collected and placed in different temperature baths to determine their optimal temperature for hatching and development.
California, La Jolla 2000 February 4
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California market squid (Doryteuthis (Loligo) opalescens ) taken through a microscope in 2003. These wild-caught paralarvae were collected in a manta sample in January 1989 from CalCOFI station 90.37 aboard the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN. The smallest squid is 2.67 mm, and the largest is 4.45 mm.
California offshore 2003, February 6
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This specimen of squid (Abraliopsis felis) does not have a common name. It was collected in a bongo tow sample in 2007 from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography vessel NEW HORIZON during the fall CalCOFI cruise at line 86.7 Station 100.0 .
California offshore 2008 March 14
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An old Pepsi can sits on the rocky seafloor near 43 Fathom Bank off the coast of San Diego. Behind the can is a shortspine thornyhead (Sebastolobus alascanus). Photo taken by SWFSC remotely operated vehicle at 530 meters depth.
California offshore 2005 March
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A large car/boat battery rests on the sea floor near San Nicolas Island. The battery is covered in crinoids, which may serve as artificial habitat for a young rosy rockfish (Sebastes rosaceus). This photo was taken by the SWFSC remotely operated vehicle at approximately 110 meters.
California offshore 2007 December
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An orange bucket rests on the sea floor at the Blackgill Spot, near 43 Fathom Bank off the coast of San Diego. The bucket has become home to a sea anemone and a few brittle stars. This photo was taken by the SWFSC remotely operated vehicle at approximately 430 meters.
California offshore 2006 February
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A stack of un-fired ammunition lies partially buried in the soft sediment at 9 Mile Bank off the coast of San Diego. Several brittle stars have excavated a home underneath the shell casings. This photo was taken by the SWFSC remotely operated vehicle at approximately 150 meters.
California offshore 2006 March
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An unhappy fisherman has recently lost one of his XTRATUFF boots at Tanner Bank. This photo was taken by the Southwest Fisheries Science Center's remotely operated vehicle (ROV) at approximately 40m.
California offshore 2008 October

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