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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

4900 thumbnail picture
Salmon troller
Alaska, Icy Straits area 1967 August
4901 thumbnail picture
Spawned out sockey salmon drifted on riffle.
Alaska, Auke Lake, Lake Creek
4902 thumbnail picture
Buying scows and boats, cannery tenders, and salmon seiners.
Alaska, Icy Straits area 1967 August
4903 thumbnail picture
Sockeye salmon in spawning colors.
Alaska, Southeast
4904 thumbnail picture
Pink salmon in spawning colors
Alaska, Southeast
4905 thumbnail picture
Spawning pair of sockeye salmon
Alaska, Cultus Lake
4906 thumbnail picture
King chinook salmon jumping at falls near middle fish ladder, Rook Island Dam.
Oregon, Columbia River
4907 thumbnail picture
Silver salmon (Onchorhynchus kisutch)
4908 thumbnail picture
Silver salmon (Onchorhynchus kisutch) from original drawing by S. F. Denton from a specimen caught at St. Michaels, Alaska. Specimen collected by E. W. Nelson. This salmon is commonly called coho salmon.
4909 thumbnail picture
Pink salmon (Onchorhynchus gorbuscha) drawn by G. Sundstrom.
1948 October
4910 thumbnail picture
Pink salmon (Onchorhynchus gorbuscha) drawn by G. Sundstrom.
1948 October
4911 thumbnail picture
A sample of whitefish from interior Alaska. There were 22 fish received from Birch Lake, ranging in length from 12 inches to 17 inches, with an average of 14.8 inches. The weight ranged from 510 to 1561 grams, with an average of 996 grams ( 2.2 pounds). The fish were supplied by the Alaska Department of Fisheries.
4912 thumbnail picture
Laboratory step in whitefish propagation calls for removing dead eggs by siphon , as this picture demonstrates.
4913 thumbnail picture
Eskimos at Paul Evanoff's house.
Alaska, Nunivak Island 1960 circa
4914 thumbnail picture
Village of St. Paul
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul 1942 circa
4915 thumbnail picture
Village of St. Paul
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul 1938
4916 thumbnail picture
New community recreation hall
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul 1948 August 6
4917 thumbnail picture
St. Paul is the larger of two villages on the Pribilof Islands, a government reservation managed by the Fish and Wildlife Service for the protection of the Alaska fur seal herds of about 2,900,000 seals and protection of huge flocks of gulls, murres, auklets, and other birds which nest on the islands.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul 1939
4918 thumbnail picture
Bidarrah as seen from U.S. Bureau of Fisheries vessel PENGUIN approaching St. George Island.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. George 1938
4919 thumbnail picture
Biologists from the Milford Laboratory ready to dive underwater to study the effectiveness of a chemical barrier laid on the bottom of Long Island Sound to protect and oyster bed from the predations of oyster drills and starfish.
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory 1960
4920 thumbnail picture
Partiallly disintegrated starfish in an experiment where a chemical affecting them was tested.
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory 1960
4921 thumbnail picture
Dredge haul of a starfish infestation affecting an oyster reef.
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory
4922 thumbnail picture
Common starfish (Asterias forbesi) moving on bottom of aquarium tank.
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory 1961 July
4923 thumbnail picture
Starfish feeding on young oysters. Two oysters recently opened and eaten by starfish can be seen in the upper left hand corner.
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory 1961 July
4924 thumbnail picture
Starfish "mop" about to be lowered into vat of boiling water in order to kill the adhering starfish.
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory
4925 thumbnail picture
Oyster dredge, which is sometimes used to catch starfish, being hoisted from the water.
4926 thumbnail picture
Underwater plow, used in control of oyster predators, ready to be lowered.
4927 thumbnail picture
Experimental chemical barrier constructed in intertidal zone in Milford Harbor Strings over the bottom were needed to keep sea gulls away from the animals planted inside the barrier.
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory 1961 July
4928 thumbnail picture
Starfish injured by particles of lime which either fall on their surfaces or over which they crawl.
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory 1961 July
4929 thumbnail picture
Starfish curling their rays and some disintegrating at the centers soon after contact with the chemical barrier.
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory 1961 July
4930 thumbnail picture
Method of treating shellfish bottoms invaded by starfish. It consists of spreading chemically treated sand by means of a rotary spreader. Experiments are still in progress to determine the best formula to be used and quantity of material per acre of bottom needed to eliminate starfish.
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory 1961 July
4931 thumbnail picture
Observation on survival of starfish exposed to various compounds that were found promising in the control of these oyster predators.
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory 1961 July
4932 thumbnail picture
Starfish on a seed oyster bed
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory 1960 April
4933 thumbnail picture
Experimental troughs with running sea water where, in a series of different experiments, various chemicals are being tested on starfish and oyster drills.
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory 1960
4934 thumbnail picture
Disintegrated starfish affected by a chemical found to be effective against them .
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Milford Laboratory 1960
4935 thumbnail picture
Experimental chemical barrier constructed in intertidal zone in Milford Harbor to study whether oyster drills and starfish can crawl over chemically treated sand.
4936 thumbnail picture
A view of Petersburg
Alaska, Petersburg 1938 circa
4937 thumbnail picture
One of two new greenhouses for Fish and Wildlife Service personnel
Alaska, St. Paul Island 1952 June
4938 thumbnail picture
Newly enlarged Aleut school building
Alaska, St. Paul Island 1952 June
4939 thumbnail picture
Village landing and marine ways with fur-seal byproducts plant in background.
Alaska, St. Paul Island 1952 June
4940 thumbnail picture
New homes for Aleut workmen
Alaska, St. Paul Island 1952 June
4941 thumbnail picture
Village of St. George, Alaska as seen from the sea
Alaska, St. George Island 1938 June
4942 thumbnail picture
New fur seal skin washing, blubbering and brining building.
Alaska, St. George Island 1952
4943 thumbnail picture
Site of an old Aleutian village revealed by rank growth of grass several feet in height.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Kiska 1960 circa
4944 thumbnail picture
A view of the North fur seal Rookery at St. George Island
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. George Island 1938
4945 thumbnail picture
Fox trap on Zapodni Bay. Strips fo seal meat are hung in the trap to dry.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. George Island 1938
4946 thumbnail picture
Alaska natives have largely replaced salmon cannery workers formerly brought up from the "Lower 48."
Alaska 1955 circa
4947 thumbnail picture
A bidarrah, a large Eskimo skin-covered boat, ferrying supplies from U.S. Bureau of Fisheries vessel PENGUIN.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. George Island 1938
4948 thumbnail picture
The Russian Orthodox Church at Uzinki (Ouzinki), Alaska.
Alaska, Spruce Island, Ouzinki 1940 circa
4949 thumbnail picture
A small outboard FWS boat on patrol in SE Alaska
Alaska, Southeast 1955 circa

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