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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Adult chinook salmon in hatchery pool at Spring Creek hatchery
Washington, Underwood, Spring Creek Hatchery
4101 thumbnail picture
Australian salmon (Kahawai) (Arripis trutta) - artwork by G. T. Sundstrom
4102 thumbnail picture
Atlantic salmon - artwork by G. T. Sundstrom
4103 thumbnail picture
Scrimshaw cufflinks
4104 thumbnail picture
Scrimshaw artist working on ivory sperm whale tooth
4105 thumbnail picture
Salmon leaping Kittiwake Falls.
Alaska
4106 thumbnail picture
Salmon leaping falls
4107 thumbnail picture
Salmon jumping Brooks Falls
Alaska
4108 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon leaping falls
4109 thumbnail picture
Salmon leaping falls
4110 thumbnail picture
Salmon ready for market at Fishermen's Wharf, Seattle
Washington, Seattle 1968 October
4111 thumbnail picture
Salmon fingerlings at Leavenworth hatchery
Washington, Leavenworth Hatchery
4112 thumbnail picture
Salmon fingerlings at Leavenworth hatchery
Washington, Leavenworth Hatchery
4113 thumbnail picture
Chum salmon eggs
4114 thumbnail picture
Salmon propagation. Female chinook salmon have been killed and laid out for spawn removal.
Washington, Big White Salmon Hatchery
4115 thumbnail picture
Salmon being readied for market
4116 thumbnail picture
Salmon climbing ladder
1969 September
4117 thumbnail picture
Salmon climbing ladder
1969 September
4118 thumbnail picture
Steam whale catcher GLOBE III at Coal Harbor, British Columbia
Canada, British Columbia, Coal Harbor 1951 August
4119 thumbnail picture
Gray whale marking dart. Experimental markers to visually follow the the same whale for great distances. Roll of 4-inch wide, 3-ft. long vinyl streamer wrapped in roll to unfurl on side of whale after penetration of dart from cross-bow arrow.
California, La Jolla
4120 thumbnail picture
Flensing a 78-foot long blue whale. Black baleen at left.
Canada, British Columbia, Coal Harbor 1951 August
4121 thumbnail picture
Split-shank harpoons with 2-inch bottlenose harpoon without bomb head and 3 inch regular harpoon with bomb head weighing 157 pounds.
Canada, British Columbia, Coal Harbor 1951 August
4122 thumbnail picture
Blue whale with two harpoons. The gun is a bofors breechloader.
Canada, British Columbia, Queen Charlotte Strait 1951 August
4123 thumbnail picture
Harpooning a blue whale
Canada, British Columbia, Queen Charlotte Strait 1951 August
4124 thumbnail picture
Blue whale blowing under bow of catcher boat
Canada, British Columbia, Queen Charlotte Strait 1951 August
4125 thumbnail picture
78-foot female blue whale on flensing slip.
Canada, British Columbia, Coal Harbor 1951 August
4126 thumbnail picture
Flensing a male sperm whale.
Canada, British Columbia, Coal Harbor 1951 August
4127 thumbnail picture
Dissecting a sperm whale on the meat loft.
Canada, British Columbia, Coal Harbor 1951 August
4128 thumbnail picture
Biologist measuring a whale fetus.
California
4129 thumbnail picture
Harpoon gunner at station on Chilean whaling vessel.
Chile
4130 thumbnail picture
Humpback whale (Megaptera novae angliae), 37-foot female being readied for flensing. Note barnacles (Coronula diadema) at anterior end.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Akutan
4131 thumbnail picture
On the lookout for whale spouts from the crow's nest.
British Columbia 1951 August
4132 thumbnail picture
A humpback whale breaks the surface after it has been harpooned.
British Columbia 1951 August
4133 thumbnail picture
A hunter-killer boat on the way to the whaling grounds.
British Columbia 1951 August
4134 thumbnail picture
Firing the harpoon gun. When a hit is made, a charge in the head of the harpoon explodes in the whale.
British Columbia 1951 August
4135 thumbnail picture
Harpoon gunner in position to fire harpoon into whale.
British Columbia 1951 August
4136 thumbnail picture
When a whale is killed, it is brought alongside the hunter-killer boat and inflated with air to keep it afloat.
Canada, British Columbia, Queen Charlotte Strait 1951 August
4137 thumbnail picture
Cutting strips of blubber after a whale is brought to a shore processing facility. The strips are then cut into smaller pieces for the boilers which extract whale oil. Oil is also extracted from the meat and bones; oil is also extracted from the meat and bones; what is left is made into fertilizer.
Canada, British Columbia, Coal Harbor 1951 August
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At a processing facility the carcass of the whale is stripped of its outer layer of fat, or blubber. Cuts are made with sharp knives along the length of the body, and the whole strip is then peeled off by power winch. This is called flensing.
Canada, British Columbia, Coal Harbor 1951 August
4139 thumbnail picture
The whaling station at Coal Harbor, at the northwest tip of Vancouver Island.
Canada, British Columbia, Coal Harbor 1951 August
4140 thumbnail picture
Image from an investigation of Florida commercial sponges
1956 September
4141 thumbnail picture
Elephant ear sponge - specimen from Mediterranean Sea
4142 thumbnail picture
Grass sponge - specimen from Bahama Islands
4143 thumbnail picture
Glove sponge
4144 thumbnail picture
Key grass sponge - specimen from Florida
4145 thumbnail picture
Sheepswool sponge - specimen from Florida Keys. Craters or oscula very prominent. Weight 5.5 ounces dry. Diameter - 12 inches.
4146 thumbnail picture
Simocea sponge - specimen from Mediterranean Sea
4147 thumbnail picture
Toilet sponge - specimen from Mediterranean Sea
4148 thumbnail picture
Turkey cup sponge - specimen from Mediterranean Sea
4149 thumbnail picture
Velvet sponge - specimen from Cuba

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