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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Striped bass (Roccus saxatilis) drawn by G.T. Sundstrom
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Striped or rock bass (Roccus saxatilis)
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Black bass or large-mouthed bass
Washington, D.C. National Aquarium
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Large-mouthed bass (brood fish) at Corning Hatchery
Arkansas
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Striped bass, Roccus saxatilis, in an aquarium.
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Small-mouth bass and rock bass from the Upper Potomac River.
Maryland, Upper Potomac River
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Striped bass, Roccus saxatilis, in an aquarium.
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Harpooning a young finback whale
Alaska
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Finback whale spouting blood after being harpooned.
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Finback whale just killed in western Alaska
Alaska, western
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Finback whale swimming away from catcher boat
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Tying up finback whale flukes to boat
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Body about to be hauled out to flensing deck at whaling station. Finback whale.
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Finback whale being hauled up to flensing deck.
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Finback whale just hauled out to flensing deck.
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Dead finback whale bloated after five or six days.
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Cutting off the back muscle which can be used for meat.
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Baleen (whalebone) from right side. From finback whale.
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Tale of female finback whale from dorsal side.
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Female humpback whale on flensing deck.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Akutan
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Whale carcasses prior to being taken to flensing deck.
Alaska, Southeast or Canada, British Columbia
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Flensing operations at Akutan Whaling Station.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Akutan
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Cutting blubber from a sperm whale at the Akutan Whaling Station. (Physeter macrocephalus known as Physeter catodon at time of photo.)
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Akutan
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Killer whale. View of opened mouth showing teeth and forward portion of the body. Length 27 feet.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Akutan
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Tail view of blue whale or sulphur-bottom whale on flensing deck.
Alaska, Port Armstrong Whaling Station
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Head of a sperm whale at Port Armstrong Whaling Station
Alaska, Port Armstrong Whaling Station
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Male killer whale, 27 feet long, on flensing deck at Akutan Whaling Station
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Akutan
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Male killer whale, 27 feet long, with flensing crew at Akutan Whaling Station
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Akutan
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Stripping blubber from sperm whale.
Alaska, Port Armstrong Whaling Station
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Pompano (Palometa simillima)
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Pompano fish-farming site in Fort De Soto Park
Florida, St. Petersburg 1967
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Juvenile round pompano (Trachinotus falcatus), 5.95 cm standard length.
Georgia, BCF Brunswick Biological Laboratory
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Young pompano (Trachinotus carolinus) used in fish farming experiment at Fort De Soto Park.
Florida, St. Petersburg 1967
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Drawing by G. T. Sundstrom of pompano (Trachinotus carolinus)
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Drawing of the common pompano (Trachynotus carolinus) by H. L. Todd
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Feeding and examination of pompano specimens in stocked pond at Fort De Soto Park.
Florida, St. Petersburg 1967
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Resting her 14,000 pounds comfortably, Gigi, the baby gray whale, is lifted from her Sea World tank in preparation for transport to NUC and subsequent release at sea.
California, San Diego 1972
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On the last leg of her trip to sea, Gigi's barge is towed toward a pod of gray whales where she will be released.
California, San Diego 1972
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The 27-foot long Gigi is gently lowered into the sea after a year of captivity.
California, San Diego 1972
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Goosefish (Lophiomus setigerus) also called angler, frogfish, and anko in Japan. They have a large grotesque head which constitutes the bulk of the fish. The mouth is remarkably wide and having powerful jaw muscles and strong canine teeth . Dermal flaps are scattered about over the head. The first dorsal spine is modified to form a lurelike device which is used to attract smaller fish.
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Advertisement for Peter Van Schaack and Sons, Sponge Importers based out of Chicago.
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Sponge fishermen on the Florida west coast
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Broadbill swordfish (Xiphias gladius). Drawing by G. T. Sundstrom.
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Investigation of the distribution and abundance of swordfish along the Atlantic Continental Shelf and slope has helped establishing a new longline fishery for swordfish. This longline catch of 18 swordfish on the BCF ship DELAWARE was the result of one night's fishing at the edge of the continental shelf south of Cape Cod.
Massachusetts, offshore Atlantic Ocean 1963 June 8
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A commercial swordfishing boat out of New Bedford.
Massachusetts, offshore Atlantic Ocean
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Broadbill swordfish (Xiphias gladius). Drawing by G. T. Sundstrom.
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Swordfish caught on longline gear being hauled aboard the BCF ship OREGON
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Drawing of red salmon by G. T. Sundstrom
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Unloading salmon 18 miles up the Naknek River to sell their fish at a temporary buying station located at the BCF King Salmon base grounds. Fish delivered at this point were iced down in 6,000 pound containers and air freighted to Anchorage aboard giant Hercules aircraft in about 48,000 pound lots. That season approximately 1.5 million pounds was airlifted in this manner.
Alaska, Bristol Bay area, Naknek River
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Catch limits put on by the processor caused many hours of layup time. These photos show part of one of the several fleets at rest and heading for the fishing grounds after the go signal was sounded.
Alaska, Bristol Bay area, Naknek River

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