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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Unloading English sole from hold of F/V LEMES
Washington, Everett 1969 October
4251 thumbnail picture
Sorting English sole from non-commercial fish species on F/V LEMES
Washington, Everett 1969 October
4252 thumbnail picture
Sorting English sole from non-commercial fish species on F/V LEMES
Washington, Everett 1969 October
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Sorting English sole from non-commercial fish species on F/V LEMES
Washington, Everett 1969 October
4254 thumbnail picture
Sharks on deck of commercial shark fishing vessel
Florida 1960 circa
4255 thumbnail picture
Sharks eating trash fish from a shrimp fishing vessel operated off St. Augustine , Florida. (Springer and Wagner Chapter 43)
Florida, St. Augustine 1960 circa
4256 thumbnail picture
Landing a sandbar shark from a commercial shark fishing line
Florida 1946
4257 thumbnail picture
Shark caught during shrimp trawling operation on FWS ship OREGON
Mississippi, Pascagoula 1955 circa
4258 thumbnail picture
A large shark caught in a gillnet during tuna fishing
4259 thumbnail picture
Dogfish in aquarium tank.
Massachusetts, Woods Hole 1962 November 20
4260 thumbnail picture
Dogfish in aquarium tank.
Massachusetts, Woods Hole 1962 November 20
4261 thumbnail picture
Dogfish
1971 circa
4262 thumbnail picture
Small Great White Shark.
Massachusetts, Woods Hole 1960 June 27
4263 thumbnail picture
Captain Charles Kaufman inspects some of his shark fins set up on demonstration drying rig provided by USFWS (Springer and Wagner Chapter 43, probably in Sharks and Survival, Perry W. Gilbert Editor, 1963.)
Mississippi, Pascagoula 1955 January 8
4264 thumbnail picture
Tagging a small shark Triakis semifasciata (Possibly Stewart Springer doing the tagging). (Springer and Wagner Chapter 43)
4265 thumbnail picture
Rhina ancylostoma, a large batoid fish resembling a guitar fish. (Springer and Wagner Chapter 43)
4266 thumbnail picture
Mako shark caught on rigged eel off Nomans Island, Massachusetts.
Massachusetts, Nomans Island
4267 thumbnail picture
Sandbar shark coming aboard the CHALLENGER Bay. Pulling a shark aboard.
New Jersey, Sandy Hook 1963 summer
4268 thumbnail picture
Survey of shark populations along the Atlantic coast from Maine to Chesapeake Bay. Preparing lines and flagged buoys for shark fishing.
4269 thumbnail picture
Mackerel shark.
Maine coast
4270 thumbnail picture
5-foot dusky shark is being eased in close to chartered fishing boat CHALLENGER during shark tagging off Sandy Hook.
New Jersey, Sandy Hook 1963 summer
4271 thumbnail picture
A large hammerhead shark caught in shrimp trawl net.
Florida, Southeast coast 1968 circa
4272 thumbnail picture
Shark sucker (remora) in aquarium
Massachusetts, Woods Hole 1965, October 1
4273 thumbnail picture
Biologist measuring shark
4274 thumbnail picture
Biologists weighing a large shark. Note the two men in center right helping hoist the fish.
4275 thumbnail picture
U.S. National Research Foundation Research Vessel ANTON BRUUN at anchor off Phuket, Thailand. BCF scientists conducted fisheries surveys from this vessel while participating in the International Indian Ocean Expedition.
4276 thumbnail picture
The observer in the raft NENUE sits in a circular caisson provided with windows that afford a 360-degree view of the surrounding water.
Hawaii
4277 thumbnail picture
The STD recorder which provided rapid recording of salinity, temperature, and depth. Caption states that this instrument was used while the ship was underway.
Hawaii 1970 circa
4278 thumbnail picture
Camera sled balanced on the stern rail of the BCF vessel GEORGE M. BOWERS. A) camera mounts. B) Handles for regulating port and starboard control surfaces. C) Lined boxes for light meters. D) Rudder.
United States Gulf Coast
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Preparing small plankton sampler for deployment. Possibly BCF vessel GEORGE M. BOWERS.
4280 thumbnail picture
Preparing small plankton sampler for deployment. Possibly BCF vessel GEORGE M. BOWERS.
4281 thumbnail picture
Plankton sampler ready for deployment and being attached to tow line. Possibly BCF vessel GEORGE M. BOWERS.
4282 thumbnail picture
Preparing reversing thermometer for deployment. Possibly BCF vessel GEORGE M. BOWERS.
4283 thumbnail picture
Preparing reversing thermometer for deployment. Possibly BCF vessel GEORGE M. BOWERS.
4284 thumbnail picture
Preparing bathythermograph instrument for deployment. Possibly BCF vessel GEORGE M. BOWERS.
4285 thumbnail picture
Bathythermograph ready for lowering. Possibly BCF vessel GEORGE M. BOWERS.
4286 thumbnail picture
Placing smoked glass bathythermograph slide in instrument prior to deployment.
4287 thumbnail picture
Preparing Nansen bottles for deployment. Nansen bottles are used to acquire water samples at pre-set depths and as a mount for reversing thermometers.
Hawaii
4288 thumbnail picture
Deploying Nansen bottles while ship drifting downwind.
Hawaii
4289 thumbnail picture
Technician reading temperatures measured by reversing thermometers deployed with Nansen bottle. Temperature recorded was obtained at lowest depth to which Nansen bottle was lowered and then "flopped."
Hawaii
4290 thumbnail picture
Recovering Nansen bottle
Hawaii
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Attaching Nansen bottle to cable on hydrographic cast.
Georgia
4292 thumbnail picture
Attaching reversing thermometer to cable prior to lowering to desired depth.
Gulf Coast
4293 thumbnail picture
Double plankton sampling array used to collect fish eggs and larvae to determine the distribution and abundance of living marine resources.
1970
4294 thumbnail picture
FWS ship ALBATROSS III leaves dock after commissioning ceremony
Masschusetts, Boston 1948 July 15
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FWS ship ALBATROSS III leaves dock after commissioning ceremony
Masschusetts, Boston 1948 July 15
4296 thumbnail picture
Sorting and measuring length and weight of fish on FWS ship ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1948
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Chief Engineer Franklin A. Macaulay at the controls of the 800 horsepower main engine of the FWS ship ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1948
4298 thumbnail picture
FWS ship ALBATROSS III in shipyard being converted for research purposes.
Massachusetts 1947 August
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Reconversion of the FWS ship ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1947 October

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