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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Lobster Cove at Lanesville, Cape Ann, Massachusetts Showing fishermen's boat-houses and gear From photograph by T. W. Smillie
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Summer village of lobster fishermen at No Man's Land, Massachusetts Drawing by H. W. Elliott
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Lobster-boiling apparatus at Portland, Maine From photograph by T. W. Smillie
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The Lobster Industry. Lobster-boiling apparatus at Portland, Me. From a photograph by T.W. Smillie.
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Sponges as landed by the fishermen at Key West, Fla., and ready for sale From a photograph
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Sponge-loft at Key West, Florida From a photograph
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Sorting, trimming, and bailing sponges at Key West, Florida
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Plate 1. The Sperm Whale. Physeter Macrocephalus, L.
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Plate 2. The Pygmy Sperm Whale. Kogia Goodei, True. The Blackfish. Globiocephalus melas (Traill.)
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Plate 3. The capture of a school of blackfish in Cape Cod Bay.
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Plate 4. The Cowfish or Grampus. Grampus griseus (Less.) Gray. The Harbor Porpoise, or Herring Hog. Phocoena Brachycion, Cope.
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Plate 5. The High-Finned Killer. Orca rectipinnis, Cope. The Skunk Porpoise or Bay Porpoise. Lagenorynchus gubernator, Cope (L. perspicillatus, Cope).
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Plate 6. The White Whale, or Beluga. Delphinapterus catodon, (L.) Gill. The Narwhal. Monodon monoceros, L.
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Plate 7. The Bowhead or Arctic Whale. Balaena mysticetus, L. The Right Whale of the Pacific. Balaena japonica, Gray. (Eubalaena cullamach.)
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Plate 8. Illustrating the use of the whalebone plates in the mouth of the Bowhead Whale.
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Plate 9. The Sulphur Bottom of the Pacific. Sibbaldius sulfureus, Cope. The Humpback of the Pacific. Megaptera versabilis, Cope.
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Plate 10. Cutting in a Humpback Whale at Provincetown, Mass.
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Plate 11. The Finback of the Pacific. Balaenoptera velifera, Cope. The California Gray Whale, or Devil-Fish. Rhachianectes glaucus, Cope.
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Plate 12. The Pacific Walrus. Odobaenus obesus (Illiger), Allen.
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Plate 13. Steller's Sea Lion. Eumetopias Stelleri (Less.), Peters.
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Plate 14. The California Sea Lion. Zalophus californianus (Less.), Allen.
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Plate 15. The Harbor Seal. Phoca vitulina, L.
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Plate 16. The Harp Seal. Phoca groenlandica, Fabricius.
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Plate 17. The Ringed Seal. Phoca foetida, Fabricius.
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Plate 18. The Ribbon Seal, male and female. Histriophoca fasciata (Zimmerman), Gill.
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Plate 19. The West Indian Seal. Monachus tropicalis, Gray.
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Plate 20. The Hooded Seal. (Adult and young.) Cystophora cristata (Erxl.), Nilss.
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Plate 21. The Gray Seal. Halichoerus gripus (Fabricius), Nilss.
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Plate 22. The Square Flipper Seal. Erignathus barbatus (Fabricius), Gill.
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Plate 23. The Sea Elephant. Macrorhinus angustirostris, Gill.
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Plate 24. A map of the world showing the geographical distribution of the Hair Seal family.
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Plate 25. A map of the world showing the geographical distribution of the walruses, fur seals, sealions, and sea elephants.
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Plate 26. The countenance of Callorhinus. A life study of an adult male fur seal.
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Plate 27. The Fur-seal. Callorhinus ursinus. a. Old "Seecatch" or male, 8 to 24 years old; b. Young "See-catch" 6 to 8 years old; c. "Holluschickie", or young males, 2 years old; d. "Matkah" or mother nursing her pup; e. "Cow" fanning herself; f. "Cow" sleeping; g. "Cow" napping and fanning herself; h. "Cow crooning to the male.; j. characteristic position of old males.
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Plate 28. Sundry seal sketches on the Pribylov Islands.
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Plate 29. Hauling and breeding grounds of the fur-seal.
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Plate 30. The north shore of St. Paul's Island, Pribylov Group. Looking over a wing of the great Norastoshoah Rookery.
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Plate 31. Pelagic attitudes of the fur-seal. 1. Position while sleeping. 2. Position when rising to breathe, survey, &c. 3. Position when scratching. 4. "Dolphin jumps."
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Plate 32. Fur-seals sporting around the "Bidarrah." A view of the Reef Point and Gorbatch Rookery on the horizon.
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Plate 33. The Manatee. Trichechus manatus, L. Manatee feeding.
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Plate 34. Manatees swimming.
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Plate 35. The Sunfish. Mola rotunda, Cuvier.
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Plate 36. The Swell-fish or Burr-fish. Chilomycterus geometricus (Schneider), Kaup.
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Plate 37. The Trunk-fish or Cow-fish. Ostracion quadricornis, L.
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Plate 38. The Trigger-fish. Balistes capriscus, Gmelin.
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Plate 39. The Sea Horse. Hippocampus heptagonus, raf.
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Plate 40. The Goose-fish or Bellows-fish. Lophius piscatorius, L.
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Plate 41. The American Sole or "Hog Choker." Achirus lineatus, Cuv.
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Plate 42. The American Plaice or Turbot-Flounder. Paralichthys dentatus, (L.), Jordan and Gilbert.
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Plate 43. The Four-Spotted Flounder. Paralichthys oblongus, (Mitch.), Jordan and Gilbert.

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