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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Tagged shrimp on post card.
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Experimental shrimp farming ponds and holding tank
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Experimental shrimp farming pond drained for harvesting.
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
2303 thumbnail picture
Pumping experimental shrimp farming pond dry for harvesting shrimp
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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BCF biologists periodically sample shrimp grown in 1/16 acre experimental ponds at Galveston to obtain information on length and weight increases. These data helped determine the economic feasibility of shrimp farming in the United States .
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Determining volume of water filtered by plankton net for sampling shrimp larvae
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
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Identifying and counting shrimp postlarvae which are systematically sampled to determine trends in their density, and hence provide and index of future shrimping success in Gulf waters.
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
2307 thumbnail picture
Typical life history of commercial Gulf of Mexico shrimp
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
2308 thumbnail picture
Experimenting in attempts to rear commercial varieties of Gulf shrimp from egg to adult under controlled conditions.
1960 circa
2309 thumbnail picture
Vertical temperature gradient in which behavior of postlarval shrimp and fish is observed.
1960 circa
2310 thumbnail picture
Small vessel outfitted for biological research in Gulf coast estuaries. The FWS vessel TOMMY Box conducting plankton tows.
1960 circa
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A modern shrimp cannery, that of the Southern Shell Fish Company.
Louisiana, Harvey 1939 circa
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Patterson Shrimp Company processing facility, a modern raw-shrimp plant.
Louisiana, Patterson 1939 circa
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Patterson Shrimp Company processing facility, a modern raw-shrimp plant.
Louisiana, Patterson 1939 circa
2314 thumbnail picture
A small shrimp drying platform
Louisiana, Bayou Grand Caillou, below Houma 1939 April 6
2315 thumbnail picture
Shrimp trawlers in port
Georgia, Brunswick 1939 circa
2316 thumbnail picture
Shrimp luggers tied up alongside the dock of shrimp plant
Louisiana, Bayou Rigaud, Grand Isle 1939 circa
2317 thumbnail picture
Offshore trawlers tied to the dock
Louisiana, Morgan City 1939 circa
2318 thumbnail picture
A typical Louisiana offshore trawler of about 60 feet overall length and 16 net tons.
Louisiana offshore 1939 circa
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A typical catch of Pacific coast pink shrimp showing mixture of shrimp and fish.
Pacific coast 1960 circa
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Inspecting packaged Maine shrimp
Massachusetts, Gloucester Technological Laboratory 1968 circa
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Inspecting a new product - Maine shrimp packaged with sauce.
Massachusetts, Gloucester Technological Laboratory 1968 September
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Inspecting a new product - Maine shrimp packaged with sauce.
Massachusetts, Gloucester Technological Laboratory 1968 September
2323 thumbnail picture
Line drawing of brown shrimp protozea II
2324 thumbnail picture
Line drawing of brown shrimp nauplius I
2325 thumbnail picture
Line drawing of brown shrimp mysis II
2326 thumbnail picture
Line drawing of brown shrimp postlarava I
2327 thumbnail picture
Line drawing of brown shrimp
2328 thumbnail picture
Shrimp studies involving marking of shrimp by injection of special dyes. PL-309 Program.
2329 thumbnail picture
The white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) drawing after Rathbun
2330 thumbnail picture
Testing toxicity of pesticides on postlarval shrimp contained individually in 25 -cc reagent bottles.
Texas, Galveston BCF Laboratory 1961
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Culling a shrimp catch off the Surinam coast. At the time of this picture, over 25 U.S. vessels were engaged in shrimping in this area.
Surinam, South America 1960 April
2332 thumbnail picture
A 400-pound catch of Royal Red shrimp taken in a 40-foot trawl in approximately 200 fathoms.
Florida, offshore of St. Augustine 1960 April
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Catch of Royal Red shrimp taken in a 40-foot trawl in approximately 200 fathoms.
Florida, offshore of St. Augustine 1960 April
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Trawl rollers necessary for rough-bottom trawling
1960 April
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Shrimp in plastic respiration vessel. This apparatus was designed to determine the oxygen consumption of shrimp and indicates that brown shrimp respiration may be greater than white shrimp.
Texas, Galveston BCF Laboratory 1960 April
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Transportation of bait shrimp
Florida, west coast 1965 circa
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Large brown shrimp taken by the BCF ship OREGON in the 40-50 fathom depth range. OREGON explorations were instrumental in extending the range of the commercial fisheries for this species into deep water.
1960 April
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The second lift of a shrimp catch. Gulf of Mexico type shrimp trawl, 20-minute tow off contract research vessel.
Alaska, Shumagin Islands 1957
2339 thumbnail picture
Cover of Galveston Laboratory annual report emphasizing shrimp research.
Texas, Galveston 1959
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Native American woman picking shrimp in fish house at Petersburg
Alaska, Petersburg 1947 August
2341 thumbnail picture
Jumbo "Spot" shrimp compared to cigarette pack.
Alaska, Wrangell 1959 July
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A jumbo shrimp
2343 thumbnail picture
Wood boring isopod, Subclass Malacostraca, order Isopoda, Limnoria lignorum.
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Native American woman picking shrimp in fish house at Petersburg
Alaska, Petersburg 1947 August
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Women and one man picking shrimp at a commercial fish processing facility
1950 circa
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Fishing for smelt along the Cowlitz River
1950 circa
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Freezer room in fish processing plant with approximately 400,000 pound capacity. A 40 X 40 X 9 foot room.
Michigan, Upper Peninsula 1945 circa
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Exterior of new fish packing plant
Michigan, Upper Peninsula 1945 circa
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Preparing interior of fish packing plant
Michigan, Upper Peninsula 1945 circa

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