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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Loggerhead turtle
Florida 1978 circa
3951 thumbnail picture
A sailfish (Istiophorus orientalis) 86 lb.; a striped marlin (Makaira mitsukurii 145 lb.; and bottom, a Pacific blue marlin (Makaira ampla) 136 lb. Taken by longlining near Clipperton Island.
Pacific Ocean, Clipperton Island area 1954 March 3
3952 thumbnail picture
Starfish dredging or scraping starfish off oyster beds.
3953 thumbnail picture
Starfish (Astropecten duplicatus)
3954 thumbnail picture
Description not available.
3955 thumbnail picture
Beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas)
1973
3956 thumbnail picture
Minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostata) . At the time of this photo, precautionary quotas had been established by the International Whaling Commission to help assure survival of the species.
1973
3957 thumbnail picture
Loggerhead turtle on the beach
1973
3958 thumbnail picture
Killer whale
1973
3959 thumbnail picture
Part of a killer whale pod investigating a hydrographic survey launch
1952
3960 thumbnail picture
Full body breach by humpback whale.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Ilak Island area 1973 circa
3961 thumbnail picture
Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus)
1973 circa
3962 thumbnail picture
Killer whale and calf
California, Monterey Bay 1952 March 9
3963 thumbnail picture
Killer whale
1952 March 9
3964 thumbnail picture
Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus)
1973 circa
3965 thumbnail picture
Drawing of a bowhead whale by William Welsh, NOAA
1973 circa
3966 thumbnail picture
Tying up the flukes of a finback whale to the bow of a commercial whaling vessel.
California, Eureka 1950 circa
3967 thumbnail picture
Gray whale breaching
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
3968 thumbnail picture
Finback whale brain. Cerebrum at left, cerebellum at right.
1953 circa
3969 thumbnail picture
Glottis, epiglottis, and esophagus of finback whale
1953 circa
3970 thumbnail picture
Roof of mouth of finback whale
1953 circa
3971 thumbnail picture
Pits within upper jaw of finback whale
1953 circa
3972 thumbnail picture
External ear and external canal through blubber of finback whale
1953 circa
3973 thumbnail picture
Dorsal fin of male finback whale
1953 circa
3974 thumbnail picture
Right flipper of male finback whale
1953 circa
3975 thumbnail picture
Tooth of sperm whale
1955 circa
3976 thumbnail picture
Sperm whale teeth
1955 circa
3977 thumbnail picture
Ear bones of finback and humpback whales
1955 circa
3978 thumbnail picture
Organ of a male gray whale ante-copulo describing a graceful parabolic curve as it comes out of the whale on a roll.
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
3979 thumbnail picture
Mating gray whales
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
3980 thumbnail picture
Gray whale throwing flukes after series of blows on migration south past San Diego
California, San Diego 1953 circa
3981 thumbnail picture
Gray whales courting at surface preparatory to mating. Stuart Jewell of Disney Studio is taking pictures on left.
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
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Gray whale spouting heavily while on migration south past San Diego. Donald Robinson, Superintendent of Cabrillo National Monument is on the left.
California, San Diego 1953 circa
3983 thumbnail picture
Gray whale traveling south on migration past San Diego. Stuart Jewell of Disney Studio on left.
California, La Jolla 1953 circa
3984 thumbnail picture
Gray whale flukes thrown high on deep "sounding" dive following series of shallow dives and breaths.
California, San Diego 1953 circa
3985 thumbnail picture
Gray whale spy-hopping. M/V yacht GRAYLING on left
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
3986 thumbnail picture
Gray whale plunging heavily at surface while running hard in front of row boat with outboard going at 10 knots.
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
3987 thumbnail picture
Gray whale falling back after a high breach
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
3988 thumbnail picture
Gray whale rising low out of water to look-see
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
3989 thumbnail picture
Mating gray whales
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
3990 thumbnail picture
Three adult gray whales, probably two males and one female, meandering along in social group preparatory to mating activities.
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
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Three adult gray whales, probably two males and one female, plunging along at about ten knots being pursued by observers in row boat.
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
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Gray whales mating
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
3993 thumbnail picture
Gray whales mating
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
3994 thumbnail picture
Gray whales in shallow water off San Ignacio Lagoon
Mexico, Baja California, San Ignacio Lagoon 1953 circa
3995 thumbnail picture
Description not available.
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
3996 thumbnail picture
Description not available.
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
3997 thumbnail picture
Dead gray whale calf
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
3998 thumbnail picture
Gray whale head covered with barnacles
Mexico, Baja California, Scammon Lagoon 1953 circa
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Humpback whale flukes. Individual humpback whales can be identified by black and white patterns found on the undersides of their flukes. A great number of whales can be identified, catalogued, and resighted through opportunistic snapshots. A significant non-harassing tagging technique.
Maine, Gulf of Maine 1971 circa

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