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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

1950 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiners racing make their sets at the turn of the tide. Off Lime Kiln Point Lighthouse.
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1951 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner racing to Mitchell Bay to make its sets at the turn of the tide.
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1952 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner racing to Mitchell Bay to make its sets
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1953 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner with dinghy "towing the seine."
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1954 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner "towing the seine."
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1955 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner "towing and closing the seine."
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1956 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner "pursing the seine and pulling corks."
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1957 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner with net just hauled and preparing to "turn table."
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1958 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner "hauling the seine."
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1959 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner with net just hauled and preparing to "turn table."
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1960 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner "turning the table after hauling."
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1961 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner "hauling gear."
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1962 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner "throwing off the corkline preparatory to hauling."
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1963 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon purse seiner "turning the table after hauling."
Washington, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound 1946, August 19
1964 thumbnail picture
Alaskan weathervane scallop (Patinopecten caurinus) and lemon for comparison with edible meat.
Alaska 1968 June 13
1965 thumbnail picture
Alaskan weathervane scallop (Patinopecten caurinus)
Alaska 1968 June 13
1966 thumbnail picture
Scallop sampled at the Franklin City BCF Laboratory
Virginia, Franklin City 1968 August
1967 thumbnail picture
Scallop sampled at the Franklin City BCF Laboratory
Virginia, Franklin City 1968 August
1968 thumbnail picture
Scallop sampled at the Franklin City BCF Laboratory
Virginia, Franklin City 1968 August
1969 thumbnail picture
Calico scallop
Virginia, Franklin City 1970 March
1970 thumbnail picture
Calico scallop
1970 March
1971 thumbnail picture
Calico scallop
1970 March
1972 thumbnail picture
Calico scallop
1970 March
1973 thumbnail picture
Calico scallop
1970 March
1974 thumbnail picture
Bay scallop (Pecten irradians) drawing
1975 thumbnail picture
A freshly opened sea scallop. The black dots around the edge of the mantle are its eyes.
Massachusetts, Woods Hole 1955 circa
1976 thumbnail picture
Calico scallop (Argopecten gibbus)
1970 March
1977 thumbnail picture
Molecular still used at Seattle BCF laboratory for final purification of fish- oil derivatives.
1978 thumbnail picture
Scallops in a sample dish at the Franklin City BCF Laboratory
Virginia, Franklin City 1968 August
1979 thumbnail picture
Scallops in a sample dish at the Franklin City BCF Laboratory
Virginia, Franklin City 1968 August
1980 thumbnail picture
Scallop sampled at the Franklin City BCF Laboratory
Virginia, Franklin City 1968 August
1981 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
1982 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
1983 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.
1984 thumbnail picture
A sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)
1985 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
1986 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
1987 thumbnail picture
Tagged sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)
1988 thumbnail picture
Baby octopus on sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)
1989 thumbnail picture
Sea scallops on deck (Placopecten magellanicus)
1990 thumbnail picture
Tagged sea scallop with streamer (Placopecten magellanicus)
1958
1991 thumbnail picture
Scallop measuring board (Placopecten magellanicus)
1956
1992 thumbnail picture
Tagged sea scallop with streamer (Placopecten magellanicus)
1961 June 8
1993 thumbnail picture
Lowering sea scallop dredge on the ALBATROSS IV
1963 March 26
1994 thumbnail picture
Calico scallops being dumped from a tumbler dredge onto the deck of the OREGON
1995 thumbnail picture
Large catch of calico scallops on the deck of the OREGON
1996 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.
1997 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.
1998 thumbnail picture
Collecting scallops on the ALBATROSS IV.
1965 June 3
1999 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.

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