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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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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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Unloading scow-load of approximately 45,000 red salmon. Unloading time was about 30 minutes.
Alaska, Bristol Bay area, Naknek River
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A fork lift deposits 6,000 pound containers of red salmon directly in aircraft. About 48,000 pounds of iced red salmon is hauled on each trip made from Bristol Bay area to Anchorage.
Alaska, Bristol Bay area, Naknek River
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Containers of red salmon are unloaded from a semi-truck and placed aboard a huge Hercules aircraft for transfer to processing plants in Anchorage and other areas.
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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Bristol Bay fishing grounds with cannery scows and part of the fishing fleet.
Alaska, Bristol Bay
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Drawing of common squid (Loligo pealei)
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Squid (Loligo opalescens)
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Drawing of long-finned squid. Maximum length is about 18 inches, but the average squid being caught at the time of this image, measured from 6 to 9 inches and about 6 to the pound.
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Squid fishing boat MARIA N.
California, Monterey
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Drawing of common squid (Loligo pealei)
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Setting net for English sole aboard the fishing vessel LEMES
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Hauling in English sole net aboard the fishing vessel LEMES
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Sorting English sole aboard the fishing vessel LEMES
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Setting English sole net aboard the fishing vessel LEMES
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Checking the trawl door while fishing for English sole aboard the fishing vessel LEMES
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Operating trawl winch aboard the F/V LEMES while fishing for English sole
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Operating trawl winch aboard the F/V LEMES while fishing for English sole
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Sorting English sole aboard the fishing vessel LEMES
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Sorting English sole aboard the fishing vessel LEMES
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Hauling trawl aboard while fishing for English sole.
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Dumping cod end of trawl net on deck while fishing for English sole
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Shoveling catch into sorting bins while fishing for English sole
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Offloading fish at the Everett Fish Company facility
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Master of the LEMES on left with employees of the Everett Fish Company
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Shoveling catch into bucket for offloading at Everett Fish Company
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Shoveling catch of English sole into bucket for offloading at Everett Fish Company
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Unloading English sole at the Everett Fish Company
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Captain of the F/V LEMES considering where to fish for English sole
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Setting net for English sole off the F/V LEMES
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Hauling in net loaded with fish while fishing for English sole on the F/V LEMES
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Captain of the F/V LEMES looking over baskets of English sole
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Hoisting buckets of English sole for processing at Everett Fish Company
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Shoveling fish into bucket for offloading at Everett Fish Company
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Shoveling fish into bucket for offloading at Everett Fish Company
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Shoveling fish into bucket for offloading at Everett Fish Company
Washington, Everett 1969 October

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