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Fisheries Collection

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NOAA/FAO Cooperative Fishing Techniques Module

The Fishing Techniques Module of the NOAA Photo Library is a cooperative effort of NOAA and the Fisheries Department of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). This site is being developed to assist interested individuals and organizations to better understand the range of fishing techniques available to help them better manage the fisheries resources of our seas.

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Fisheries Albums ~ Fishing Techniques

Picture of boat with nets.
Purse Seine

Picture of a boat.
Purse Seining
for Small
Pelagic Species

Picture of fish underwater.

Man processing fish.
Coastal Small Pelagics: Menhaden Fishery in the Southeast United States

Boat trawling for shrimp.
Shrimp Trawling

Men fishing with poles.
Pole and Line

Sample poster.
FAO Educational Posters

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Last Updated:
September 30, 2009