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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Velvet sponge - specimen from Bahamas
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Starfish (Pycnopodia helianthoides)
Alaska, King Cove
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Starfish (Pycnopodia helianthoides)
Alaska, King Cove
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Student measuring starfish
Massachusetts, Woods Hole
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Aggregation of starfish on oyster bed
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Starfish (Asterias forbesi)
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Starfish (Asterias forbesi)
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Starfish, a predator of shellfish
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Starfish shellfish predators
Connecticut, Milford BCF Laboratory
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Gunner and starfish off the Delaware coast
Delaware
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Line drawings of a variety of echinoderms and coelenterates
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Harvesting Alaska's fish crop. Conservation of this resource is a responsibility of the U.S. Government, discharged throught the Interior Department. Regulations governing seasons and methods of fishing are announced annually by the Secretary of the Interior, and are administered by the Fish and Wildlife Service ( Picture and caption circa 1950.)
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Brailing salmon from a floating trap in Southeastern Alaska. Protection of the Alaska fisheries is under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with the purpose of permitting the highest commercial use consistent with securing a steady yield for generations to come. (Picture and caption circa 1950).
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Salmon fishing with large loop nets by Indians at Celilo Falls, Oregon. Tribal tradition determines the spot from which each Indian fishes, and the U.S.F.&W.S. seeks to guarantee that no matter where they fish, there will be salmon aplenty. (Picture and caption circa 1950).
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A fine haul - At Astoria, Oregon, these men hauling in a beach seine heavy with Columbia River salmon. The Fish and Wildlife Service keeps a careful check on salmon, for they mean vital food to the Nation in wartime. (Caption accompanied picture- apparently during WWI.)
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Alaska salmon roundup - Purse seining is an important method of taking salmon in the deep, swift waters of Alaska. Salmon moving near the surface are surrounded with a wall of netting, which is supported by corks or floats. Lines are then drawn in the lower surface of the net to "purse" it into a baglike shape. The fish are then brailed out of the net.
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Unloading rosefish at General Seafoods.
Massachusetts, Boston 1940 July 5
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Skate, snail, and blue crab caught in clam dredge
Mid-Atlantic coastal area 1968 August
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Florida Key sheepswool sponge - Specimen from Florida
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Nassau sheepswool sponge - Specimen from Bahama Islands
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Sheepswool sponge - specimen not over 48 months old
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Abaco sheepswool sponge - Specimen from Bahama Islands
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Key yellow sponge - Specimen from Florida
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Anclote yellow sponge - Specimen from Florida
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Yellow sponge - Specimen from bahama Islands
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Yellow sponge - Specimen from Cuba
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Velvet sponge - Specimen from Florida
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Velvet sponge - Specimen from Bahama Islands
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Key grass sponge - Specimen from Florida
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Key grass sponge - Specimen from Florida
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Grass sponge - Specimen from Bahama Islands
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Reef sponge - Specimen from Cuba
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Reef sponge - Specimen from Bahama Islands
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Reef sponge - Specimen from Cuba
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Wire sponge - Specimen from Florida
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Turkey cup sponge - Specimen from the Mediterranean Sea
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Toilet sponge - Specimen from the Mediterranean Sea
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Philippine toilet sponge - Specimen from Sitauki, Philippine Islands
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Zimocea sponge - Specimen from the Mediterranean Sea- top view
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Honeycomb sponge - Specimen from the Mediterranean Sea
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Sponge fishing boats along Florida Gulf Coast
Florida, West Coast
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Wool sponge partially destroyed by disease.
Bahama Islands
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Sponges are cleaned aboard the boat.
Florida, Carabelle
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Enclosure (kraal) along the shore of Andros Island, Bahama Islands, where sponges are left to decay. In the background is a hurricane proof watch and refuge tower.
Bahama Islands, Andros Island
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Bunch of wool sponges displayed at the Tarpon Springs Sponge Exchange preparatory to public auction.
Florida, Tarpon Springs
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Cleaning sponges at Bahama Islands facility
Bahama Islands
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Proud dealer displays two huge wool sponges.
Florida, Tarpon Springs
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Sponge hooker scanning the bottom through a glass-bottomed box.
Bahama Islands
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Sponge hooker working in shallow water in Florida Keys.
Florida, Key West
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Grass sponge containing a large piece of coral in depression. From Anclote Keys. Height 15 inches, diameter across top , 18 inches.
Florida, Anclote Keys

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