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 Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

1900 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner "throwing off the corkline preparatory to hauling."
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1901 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner "turning the table after hauling."
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1902 thumbnail picture
Alaskan weathervane scallop (Patinopecten caurinus) and lemon for comparison with edible meat.
Alaska 1968 June 13
1903 thumbnail picture
Alaskan weathervane scallop (Patinopecten caurinus)
Alaska 1968 June 13
1904 thumbnail picture
Scallop sampled at the Franklin City BCF Laboratory
Virginia, Franklin City 1968 August
1905 thumbnail picture
Scallop sampled at the Franklin City BCF Laboratory
Virginia, Franklin City 1968 August
1906 thumbnail picture
Scallop sampled at the Franklin City BCF Laboratory
Virginia, Franklin City 1968 August
1907 thumbnail picture
Calico scallop
Virginia, Franklin City 1970 March
1908 thumbnail picture
Calico scallop
1970 March
1909 thumbnail picture
Calico scallop
1970 March
1910 thumbnail picture
Calico scallop
1970 March
1911 thumbnail picture
Calico scallop
1970 March
1912 thumbnail picture
Bay scallop (Pecten irradians) drawing
1913 thumbnail picture
A freshly opened sea scallop. The black dots around the edge of the mantle are its eyes.
Massachusetts, Woods Hole 1955 circa
1914 thumbnail picture
Calico scallop (Argopecten gibbus)
1970 March
1915 thumbnail picture
Molecular still used at Seattle BCF laboratory for final purification of fish- oil derivatives.
1916 thumbnail picture
Scallops in a sample dish at the Franklin City BCF Laboratory
Virginia, Franklin City 1968 August
1917 thumbnail picture
Scallops in a sample dish at the Franklin City BCF Laboratory
Virginia, Franklin City 1968 August
1918 thumbnail picture
Scallop sampled at the Franklin City BCF Laboratory
Virginia, Franklin City 1968 August
1919 thumbnail picture
The biologist holds a bay scallop (Argopecten irradians) shell on which may be seen attached oyster spat. The wire mesh bags contain dead oyster shells, also used as spat collectors.
Massachusetts, Woods Hole 1955 circa
1920 thumbnail picture
Routine collections of biostastical data include length measurements of several species of fin fish and shell fish. Shown here is a sea scallop shell being measured on a recording measuring board.
1956
1921 thumbnail picture
Raft-culture of oysters, used widely in Japan, is under study by Woods Hole Laboratory. The biologist is holding a string of bay scallop shells used to collect oyster spat. The string of shells will then be hung beneath a raft where the spat will grow to adult, commercial-size oysters.
1922 thumbnail picture
A sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)
1923 thumbnail picture
Large scallops on deck of M/V Tordenskjold chartrered by BCF for exploratory fishing in survey in Northern Gulf of Alaska.
Alaska, Gulf of Alaska 1961
1924 thumbnail picture
Fred Grant holding a 40-pound bag of scallops. Bags are iced down while waiting processing. Alaska Scallop Fleet plant.
Alaska, Seward 1968 August
1925 thumbnail picture
Tagged sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)
1926 thumbnail picture
Baby octopus on sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)
1927 thumbnail picture
Sea scallops on deck (Placopecten magellanicus)
1928 thumbnail picture
Tagged sea scallop with streamer (Placopecten magellanicus)
1958
1929 thumbnail picture
Scallop measuring board (Placopecten magellanicus)
1956
1930 thumbnail picture
Tagged sea scallop with streamer (Placopecten magellanicus)
1961 June 8
1931 thumbnail picture
Lowering sea scallop dredge on the ALBATROSS IV
1963 March 26
1932 thumbnail picture
Calico scallops being dumped from a tumbler dredge onto the deck of the OREGON
1933 thumbnail picture
Large catch of calico scallops on the deck of the OREGON
1934 thumbnail picture
Shucking out the sea scallops. The lights are for work at night. Shelters were later put over the shucking boxes to give the shuckers some protection from the weather. Probably on ALBATROSS IV.
1935 thumbnail picture
Chart of the Georges Bank sea scallop grounds. The lightly shaded area provided about 20 percent of the total catch, the stippled area about 25 percent, the crosshatched area about 25 percent, the dar stippled area about 25 percent, and the black area about 10 percent. Oddly this map looks like a fish.
1936 thumbnail picture
Collecting scallops on the ALBATROSS IV.
1965 June 3
1937 thumbnail picture
Sea scallops on the bottom in about 300 feet of water. The center of the picture is occupied by part of the underwater camera.
1938 thumbnail picture
Sea scallop dredge coming aboard with about 15 bushels, not all scallops, in the bag.
1939 thumbnail picture
Gross anatomy of a sea scallop. The other scallops are much the same.
1940 thumbnail picture
With one swift motion the fisherman severs the muscle from one valve, spears the rest of the soft parts, and breaks the hinge. The next step is to throw the shell and waste overboard.
1941 thumbnail picture
Culling the catch of a sea scallop dredge haul.
1942 thumbnail picture
The sea scallop fishing vessel STANLEY M. FISHER.
1943 thumbnail picture
A scallop dredge being emptied on the BCF ship ALBATROSS IV. Odometer (top center) on dredge
1963 June 12
1944 thumbnail picture
Collecting scallops from the dredge haul on the ALBATROSS IV.
1965 June 3
1945 thumbnail picture
Dumping catch of a sea scallop dredge on deck of ALBATROSS IV
1963 June 12
1946 thumbnail picture
Clean up after culling through a haul from a sea scallop dredge on the BCF ship ALBATROSS IV.
1963 June 12
1947 thumbnail picture
Handling sea scallop dredge aboard BCF ship ALBATROSS IV
1963 June 12
1948 thumbnail picture
Cullingl live sea scallops out of dredge haul catch on board BCF ship . ALBATROSS IV
1963 June 12
1949 thumbnail picture
Sorting scallops aboard ALBATROSS IV
1963 June 12

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 |


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