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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Salmon roe, formerly discarded, is salt cured and boxed for shipment to Japan by Alaska salmon packers.
Alaska 1970 circa
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Woods Hole laboratory with ALBATROSS at pier.
Massachusetts, Woods Hole 1890 circa
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Salmon fishing - beach seining - hauling in the seine using horses
Oregon, Astoria 1900 circa
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Scientist studying brain coral
1975 circa
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Closeup of coral polyps
1975 circa
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Unidentified crab
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Adak
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Unidentified crab
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Adak
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Unidentified crab
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Adak
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Unidentified crab
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Adak
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Diagram of blue crab life history in Chesapeake Bay
Altantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay
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Blue crabs
Altantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay
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Artwork - male fiddler crab (Gelasimus pugilator)
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Red crab. This is a walking crab, not a swimmer. The male red crab reaches a size of 2 1/4 pounds or more. The female is smaller and averages about 1 1/4 pounds.
North Atlantic Ocean
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Hermit crab
Wake Island, Pacific Ocean 1923 August 4
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Skate, snail, and blue crab caught in clam dredge
Atlantic Ocean, Mid-Atlantic U.S. 1968 August
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Tanner crabs caught by BCF research vessel MILLER FREEMAN
Alaska, Bering Sea
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Artwork - California corbina (Menticirrhus undulatus)
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Bering Sea king crab average 7 to 8 pounds total weight; recoverable meat is between 20 and 25 percent. Taken aboard BCF research vessel MILLER FREEMAN.
Alaska, Bering Sea 1969
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Exploratory fishing for king crab
Alaska, Aleutian Islands
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A 150-pound container of king crab about to be lowered in brine freezer at the Point Chehalis Packers.
Alaska, Cordova 1968 October
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Male (lower) and female (upper) Alaska king crab (Paralithodes camtechatica). Male crabs are considerably larger than females. The spiny exoskeleton provides protection from enemies.
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King crab being transferred to haul-away cart from weighing bucket at the Point Chehalis Packers plant.
Alaska, Cordova
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Floating water "trailers" attached to a "mother" ship keep giant king crabs alive until fisheries scientists from FWS come and take their vital signs
Alaska, Ketchikan 1960 April
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The king crab (Paralithodes camtschatica).
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Artwork - The Alaska king crab (Paralithodes camtschatica).
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Offloading king crab at Ketchikan
Alaska, Ketchikan 1960 April
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Measuring carapace of Alaska king crab. Accurate measurement of animals is necessary to permit accurate interpretation of data.
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The king crab (Paralithodes camtschatica).
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A rare male albino king crab is compared to a male king crab of normal coloration. This unusual specimen was caught by the crew of the Kodiak based king crab vessel MINNIE B. off Sitkalidak in 60 fathoms of water.
Alaska, Sitkalidak 1966 November 12
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King crab operations in the Kodiak Island area
Alaska, Kodiak Island
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A 150-pound block of brine frozen king crab is packaged for shipment at the Point Chehalis Packers plant.
Alaska, Cordova 1968 October
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Artwork - blue crab
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As a result of a FWS expedition to Alaska just prior to WW II, large resources of giant crabs were discovered. These had been extensively exploited by the Japanese prior to the war, who canned the meat, and then sold it to the United States. King crab.
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58 bushels of green crabs (Carcinus maenus) trapped in three days in town effort to reduce crab population. These crabs were an invasive species and were decimating local shell fisheries.
Massachusetts, Ipswich 1938 circa
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Green crab (Carcinus maenus), an invasive species, pits on clam flats.
Maine, Scarborough 1953 Circa
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The green crab (Carcinus maenus) reaches a maximum size of 3.5 inches in width. Each crab can eat 15 small soft-shell clams per day. The green crab is an invasive species, transported from northern Europe in the 1930's,
1953 Circa
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Green crabs, which have become abundant north of Cape Cod during recent warm winter cycle are believed to be responsible for soft clam shortage.
1953 Circa
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A green crab crushes a two-inch soft shell clam. Crabs can dig 9 inches deep in the flats.
1953 Circa
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Dead green crabs after feeding upon chopped alewives treated with lindane, a pesticide and sometimes pharmaceutical for treating scabies and lice. This was a controlled experiment in Upper Landing Creek.
Maine, Wells 1953 Circa
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Green crab and horseshoe crab fence. Depressions in flats are made by the two types of crabs. Rare inside fence, common outside fence.
Massachusetts, Newburyport, Plum Island Sound 1953 June
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Green crab and horseshoe crab fence. Green crabs can climb up wire but not over board at top.
Massachusetts, Newburyport, Plum Island Sound 1953 June
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Testing poison baits to kill several species of crabs, which are predators of soft and hard clams. These tests led to an efficient and cheap method for control of crabs.
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Artwork - Dungeness crab (Cancer magister) by G. T. Sundstrom
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Measuring the carapace of the male dungeness crab (Cancer magister)
Alaska, Ketchikan 1954 August
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Male dungeness crab captured in Clarence Strait
Alaska, Clarence Strait 1952 September 19
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Dungeness crabs from near the town of Kake
Alaska, Hamilton Bay, Kupreanof Island
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Female dungeness crab (Cancer magister)
Washington, Seattle
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Female dungeness crab (Cancer magister)
Washington, Seattle
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Dungeness crab (Cancer magister)
Washington, Seattle
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Male dungeness crab (Cancer magister)
Washington, Seattle

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