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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Sorting shrimp catch
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
2351 thumbnail picture
Setting shrimp trial net
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
2352 thumbnail picture
Icing shrimp catch
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
2353 thumbnail picture
Icing shrimp catch
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
2354 thumbnail picture
Unloading shrimp off DUDLEY while tied up outboard of Seven Gran's
North Carolina, Beaufort 1969 June
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Injecting biological stain into a shrimp with a hypodermic syringe. This staining technique provides a method of studying the movements and growth of shrimp.
1961 circa
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Marking shrimp with biological dyes. This staining technique provides a method of studying the movements and growth of shrimp in the Gulf of Mexico.
Texas, Galveston 1960 April
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Shrimp marking paraphernalia
Texas, Galveston 1961
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Injection of dye into the tail of a shrimp. One of the methods of marking shrimp developed by the University of Texas, Institute of Marine Science, under a Saltonstall-Kennedy contract.
Texas, Galveston 1961 circa
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Marking shrimp with a tag
Texas, Galveston
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Recommended method for handling the individual shrimp for injection. The needle is inserted through the articular membrane of the sixth abdominal joint. (Same as image fish6442)
Texas, Galveston
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Measuring shrimp
Texas, Galveston
2362 thumbnail picture
Tagged shrimp on post card.
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
2363 thumbnail picture
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
2365 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
2369 thumbnail picture
Typical life history of commercial Gulf of Mexico shrimp
Texas, Galveston 1960 circa
2370 thumbnail picture
Experimenting in attempts to rear commercial varieties of Gulf shrimp from egg to adult under controlled conditions.
1960 circa
2371 thumbnail picture
Vertical temperature gradient in which behavior of postlarval shrimp and fish is observed.
1960 circa
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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
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A small shrimp drying platform
Louisiana, Bayou Grand Caillou, below Houma 1939 April 6
2377 thumbnail picture
Shrimp trawlers in port
Georgia, Brunswick 1939 circa
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Shrimp luggers tied up alongside the dock of shrimp plant
Louisiana, Bayou Rigaud, Grand Isle 1939 circa
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Offshore trawlers tied to the dock
Louisiana, Morgan City 1939 circa
2380 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
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Line drawing of brown shrimp protozea II
2386 thumbnail picture
Line drawing of brown shrimp nauplius I
2387 thumbnail picture
Line drawing of brown shrimp mysis II
2388 thumbnail picture
Line drawing of brown shrimp postlarava I
2389 thumbnail picture
Line drawing of brown shrimp
2390 thumbnail picture
Shrimp studies involving marking of shrimp by injection of special dyes. PL-309 Program.
2391 thumbnail picture
The white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) drawing after Rathbun
2392 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
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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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