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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Growth of white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) over a six-week period in an artificial environment. These shrimp were "farmed' in a fertilized brackish water pond at the BCF Laboratory in Galveston. BCF scientists were working toward developing an economical, prepared food that will sustain rapid growth of shrimp in ponds.
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Length of fully grown brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus)
1960 circa
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Brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) first mysis, 0.12 inch long about nine days after hatching.
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) fifth nauplius, 0.02 inch long, about two days after hatching.
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Shrimp entangled by its numerous spines in extra mesh twines of Guthrie improved net.
North Carolina, Beaufort 1960 circa
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Shrimp product value lessened by injury during capture
1955 circa
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Shrimp caught in Gulf of Mexico
1955 circa
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Large brown-grooved shrimp from the Mississippi Delta fishing grounds trawled by the FWS fisheries ship OREGON
Louisiana 1953
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Shrimp catch
Alaska, Petersburg 1950 circa
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Brown shrimp
Gulf of Mexico
2210 thumbnail picture
Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus maculatus)
2211 thumbnail picture
Sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) from drawing by H. L. Todd
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Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) from drawing by H. L. Todd.
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Sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) from drawing by H. L. Todd
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Sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) from drawing by G. T. Sundstrom
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Sheep-head (Pacific) male (Pimelometopon pulchrum) from drawing by G. T. Sundstrom.
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Sheefish from George River, Alaska.
Alaska, George River 1955 circa
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Sheefish from George River, Alaska. close-up of mouth.
Alaska, George River 1955 circa
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Drying sheefish
Alaska, Kotzebue 1950 circa
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Drying sheefish
Alaska, Kotzebue 1950 circa
2220 thumbnail picture
Drying sheefish
Alaska, Kotzebue 1950 circa
2221 thumbnail picture
Drying sheefish
Alaska, Kotzebue 1950 circa
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Drying sheefish
Alaska, Kotzebue 1950 circa
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Anchor being retrieved on FWS patrol vessel SHEARWATER II. Frank Beals, manager of the Kodiak Wildlife Refuge, handles the line.
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1950 circa
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Black-spot disease in shrimp.
1955 circa
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Apparatus used in shrimp respiration studies
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Respiration studies with Warburg respirometer. Zoula Zein-Eldin is the researcher in the photo who had an illustrious fifty-year career at the Galveston Laboratory NMFS Laboratory, retiring on July 7, 2004.
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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By controlling temperature, food, and the quality of water, brown shrimp were reared in the laboratory from egg to juvenile stage.
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Reward poster for return of stained shrimp
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Shrimp marking
Texas, Galveston 1961
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BCF biologist measures length of shrimp from market sample at Gulf coast port. Large amounts of data on sizes and kinds of shrimp entering commercial landings are used in research to determine the present and future status of Gulf Coast shrimp resources.
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Life cycle of shrimp. Spawned in the ocean, the larvae migrate to inshore nursery areas. As the shrimp grow, they return to sea where they comprise one of the most valuable of commercial fisheries.
Texas, Galveston 1955 circa
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Larval stages of the white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus)
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Larval stages of the white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus)
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Rechecking dimensions of marked shrimp recovered during mark- recapture experiment undertaken to evaluate rate of shrimp growth. Shrimp Dynamics Program.
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Shrimp
Texas, Galveston 1955 circa
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Preparing paper chromatograms for identification of shrimp postlarvae.
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Sampling to determine food consumption of isolated shrimp
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Shrimp staining
Texas, Galveston 1961 June
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Marking shrimp with tags and biological stains provides BCF scientists with information on migrations, growth, age, and fishing and natural mortality rates.
Texas, Galveston 1964
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Water table and water treatment apparatus used in larval shrimp rearing studies.
1960 circa
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Zeula Zein-Eldin adds water to containers used to rear larval shrimp
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Measuring shrimp caught in research trawl
1960 circa
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Diagram of the life cycle of the white shrimp
1968 circa
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A school of dogfish sharks
1970 circa
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A school of dogfish sharks
1970 circa
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Dead porpoise being eaten by sharks under a cloud of dissolved bluestone.
California, San Diego
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Spinner or large blacktip sharks, some 7-footers, follow a shrimp boat to feed on bycatch thrown overboard during shrimping operations
Georgia, Brunswick 1960 circa
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Hoisting sandbar shark, Carcharhinus milberti, aboard shark fishing vessel
Florida, Salerno 1960 circa
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A commercial fisherman off the east coast of Florida preparing to remove the hook from the jaw of a 12-foot tiger shark
Florida, Salerno 1960 circa

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