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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Yellowfin tuna larva 10.5 mm in length
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Weighing tuna on BCF research vessel
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Studying skipjack tuna
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Messrs. Cleaver and Bell Shimada examining skipjack
California
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Scientist taking tuna blood sample from tuna caught during U.S. Atlantic Tournament.
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Scientist taking tuna blood sample from tuna caught during U.S. Atlantic Tournament.
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Scientist taking tuna blood sample from tuna caught during U.S. Atlantic Tournament.
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Scientist taking tuna blood sample from tuna caught during U.S. Atlantic Tournament.
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Welch, June, and Cleaver measuring tuna.
California
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Scientists examining tuna
Hawaii, Honolulu
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Taking weight and length of yellowfin tuna on FWS research vessel OREGON
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Surplus AVR used by Tuna Research Laboratory at La Jolla. This was a high-speed former navy rescue vessel
1965
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Frank Hester of the Tuna Research Laboratory preparing the alphameter.
1965
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Frank Hester of the Tuna Research Laboratory preparing the alphameter.
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Yellowfin tuna being hauled aboard
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Bringing a yellowfin tuna alongside for tagging. Caught on longline gear on the BCF research vessel OREGON
1960 April
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Tuna study behavior tanks
Hawaii, Honolulu
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Visitors inspect one of the tanks at Kewalo Basin in which investigations of tuna behavior are conducted. The tanks are 24 feet in diameter, 4 feet deep.
Hawaii, Honolulu
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In the genetics laboratory, a technician checks the results of agglutination tests of the blood of fishes, in this instance skipjack tuna.
Hawaii, Honolulu
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Walter M. Matsumoto examines the results of a plankton haul aboard the BCF research vessel CHARLES H. GILBERT. His specialty is larval tunas.
Hawaii, Honolulu
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Scientists at the Tuna Resources Laboratory experiment with balloons as a possible method for increasing the efficiency of the tuna fishing fleet. Balloons launched from fishing vessels would greatly extend the range at which spotters could sight tuna schools.
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Scuba diver inside tuna purse seine
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Extracting gills from tuna and taking blood sample from white tip shark during International Indian Ocean Expedition.
Indian Ocean 1963 circa
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Tuna purse seine as adapted by Medina being tested in tropical Pacific.
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The contemporary seiner Cape Beverly on maiden voyage after conversion. From "Purse Seine Revolution in Tuna Fishing" by Richard L. McNeely in Pacific Fisherman, June 1961.
1961
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Two-headed terrapin - one of five observed at hatchery since 1912
North Carolina, Beaufort 1946
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Release of baby terrapin by local fisherman
North Carolina, Stump Sound
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Captain Hatsel of U.S. Fisheries releasing 10-month old baby terrapin in salt marsh.
North Carolina, Beaufort area 1946
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Aquarium and terrapin rearing house. Experimental marsh ponds in the distance used for oyster culture and marine fish propagation.
North Carolina, Beaufort
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Terrapin laying eggs
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Terrapin on sandy shore preparing to lay eggs
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Captain Hatsell feeding fish scraps to terrapin
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Interior view of aquarium and terrapin rearing house.
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Female terrapin depositing eggs in sand.
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Observing terrapin rearing tanks
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Terrapins in breeding pens come a-running when Cap'n Hatsell whacks tin fish bucket with shovel. Chopped fish is served twice a week at Beaufort terrapin farm.
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Terrapin town - view of Pivers Island, near Beaufort, where U. S. conducts experiments in seafood, including terrapin, a pre-prohibition delicacy, now little known to a generation the papas of which ate up most of it.
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In pens like these, adult terrapins are kept as breeding stock at federal hatchery. Pens are located so that they are flushed by every tid.
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Loggerhead turtles, 4 years old. Reared from the egg at the U.S. Fisheries Biological Laboratory at Beaufort.
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Loggerhead turtles 4 years old reared at the Beaufort Laboratory.
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Captain Hatsell feeding baby terrapin in rearing house.
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Mature male (smallest) and female shipped to California.
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Captain Hatsell feeding adult terrapin in feeding pen.
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Aquarium and terrapin rearing house.
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Loggerhead turtles 4 years old.
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Captain Hatsell releasing 10-month old baby terrapins in salt marsh area.
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Adult terrapin shipped to California in 1943.
1943
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Boxing adult terrapin for shipment to California
1943
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Interior of terrapin rearing house
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Captain Hatsell releasing baby terrapin in salt marsh

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