NOAA Photo Library Banner
Takes you to the Top Page Takes you to the About this Site page. Takes you to the Contacts page. Takes you to the HELP page. Takes you to the Credits page. Takes you to the Collections page. Takes you to the search page. Takes you to the Links page.

NOAA Photo Library Image - fish7945

Behavior studies are conducted from underwater observation chamber on BCF ship CHARLES H. GILBERT. Skipjack are characterized by horizontal stripes on the belly. When in a feeding frenzy, vertical bars appear and can be seen on those fish near the surface where the bait has been cast.

Image ID: fish7945, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Photo Date: 1969 circa
Photographer: Artwork by Bob Hines, BCF
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; P. 395 of "Our Changing Fisheries" 1970 Centenary NMFS centenary volume

High Resolution Photo Available





Publication of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA),
NOAA Central Library
NOAA Privacy Policy | NOAA Disclaimer
Last Updated:
April 30, 2013