Gallery - Central Pacific #1

Pictures of the first Central Pacific cruise in May 2008 from Hawaii to Kirimati.

Double D
Double D
F/V Double D, a 21 m aluminum catamaran operated as a mul...
First tag!
First tag!
The very first tuna tagged during the first of the Centra...
Bigeye tuna
Bigeye tuna
An 85 cm bigeye tuna implanted with a WC MK9 archival tag...
Placing tag
Placing tag
First time tagger Joe Dettling Jr. applying conventional ...
Archival Bigeye
Archival Bigeye
Cruise Leader David Itano and Captain Joe Dettling with a...
Calling for the net
Calling for the...
Calling for the net to land a large jig caught bigeye for...
Happy tagger
Happy tagger
J. Dettling Jr tagging another one
Night tagging
Night tagging
Most of the larger bigeye for archival tagging were taken...
NOAA TAO buoy
NOAA TAO buoy
The Central Pacific cruises were based on tagging on scho...
Sampling
Sampling
Crewman assisting in the sampling of juvenile bigeye tuna...
First recapture
First recapture
The first tag recapture from our own tag releases. Overal...
 
 
 

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