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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

4400 thumbnail picture
Fur seals at Gorbatch Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4401 thumbnail picture
Fur seals on a rocky beach
Alaska, Pribilof Islands
4402 thumbnail picture
Idle bulls at Little Zapadni Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4403 thumbnail picture
Idle bulls at Polovina Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4404 thumbnail picture
Bull seal at Gorbatch Rookery. Note man to compare relative sizes.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1938 June
4405 thumbnail picture
Bull seal at Gorbatch Rookery. Note man to compare relative sizes.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1938 June
4406 thumbnail picture
Idle bull fur seals at Gorbatch Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4407 thumbnail picture
Idle bull fur seals
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4408 thumbnail picture
Idle bull fur seals at Gorbatch Rookery - cows starting to come ashore for
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4409 thumbnail picture
Idle bull fur seals at Reef Rookery - cows starting to come ashore for breeding season
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4410 thumbnail picture
Harems forming at Reef Rookery - cows starting to come ashore for breeding season and agglomeration of harems
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4411 thumbnail picture
Idle bulls on parade ground
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4412 thumbnail picture
Harems at Polovina Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4413 thumbnail picture
Fur seal pups at Polovina Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4414 thumbnail picture
Idle bulls at Gorbatch Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1938
4415 thumbnail picture
A six-year old bull
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4416 thumbnail picture
Harem with large fur seal bull and many cows
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4417 thumbnail picture
Winter condition of rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4418 thumbnail picture
Pups learning to swim at Vostochnoi Rookery.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4419 thumbnail picture
Point Chiniak on the east coast of Kodiak Island
Alaska, Kodiak Island
4420 thumbnail picture
Seal rocks off Point Chiniak
Alaska, Kodiak Island
4421 thumbnail picture
Seal rocks off Point Chiniak
Alaska, Kodiak Island
4422 thumbnail picture
Gorbatch fur seal rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4423 thumbnail picture
Harem group on rock beach
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4424 thumbnail picture
Telephoto shot of harem group
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4425 thumbnail picture
Fur seal pups learning to swim at Vostochnoi Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4426 thumbnail picture
The KOKI MARU, a fur seal harpoon boat or tsukimbo sen. When seals are sighted, three hunters shoot from the low platform. The shooters, using hand signals, direct the helmsman who stands atop the tiller house at the stern. Harpoons at the side of the shooting platform are used for retrieving carcasses.
Japan
4427 thumbnail picture
Retrieving a fur seal with a four-pronged gaff while in pursuit of another seal. The second animal appears as a splash where the buckshot charge has struck.
4428 thumbnail picture
Fur seals to be weighed, measured and skinned.
Alaska, Gulf of Alaska
4429 thumbnail picture
Recovering a dead seal with a dipnet
Alaska, Gulf of Alaska
4430 thumbnail picture
View of Sitka from offshore. This was the center of Russian-Indian fur-sealing
1946 circa
4431 thumbnail picture
The by-products plant for fur seal wastes
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4432 thumbnail picture
Fur sealing pup counting
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4433 thumbnail picture
Fur sealing pup counting at the Polovina Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4434 thumbnail picture
Harem bull count by E. W. Anderson, General Manager.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4435 thumbnail picture
Fur seal herd being driven from Lukanin hauling out ground
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4436 thumbnail picture
Driving seals from Starays Artil to the killing ground
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4437 thumbnail picture
Fur seal herd being driven to the killing grounds
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1940
4438 thumbnail picture
Herd of fur seals driven to killing grounds
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1947
4439 thumbnail picture
A "skin boy" with pelts on the ground
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4440 thumbnail picture
Fur seal killing and skinning operation
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4441 thumbnail picture
Laying out fur seal skins following killing and skinning operation
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4442 thumbnail picture
Scientists recording fur seal length after killing operation
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4443 thumbnail picture
Counting fur seal skins as they are transported to the processing facility.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4444 thumbnail picture
Counting fur seal skins following killing and skinning operations
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4445 thumbnail picture
Counting fur seal skins following killing and skinning operations
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4446 thumbnail picture
Placing fur seal skins in wash tanks
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946
4447 thumbnail picture
Soaking fur seal skins with sea water as part of curing process
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4448 thumbnail picture
Removing fur seal skins from the wash tanks
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4449 thumbnail picture
A view of the blubbering room - where the blubber is removed from the fur seal skins.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa

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