United States Bureau of Fisheries, Spiny Lobster Investigation, 1918 : Reports on investigation by Waldo LaSalle Schmitt

ID: SIA RU007231

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1918

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Bartsch, Paul, 1871-1960

Abstract

The report written by Waldo Schmitt documents the progress of his work on the United States Bureau of Fisheries, Spiny Lobster Investigation, 1918. Includes a "Life History of the Spiny Lobster" and "Early Stages of the Spiny Lobster Taken by the Boat 'Albacore'". The investigation (August-October 1918) was to study the life and history of the west coast spiny lobster with use of the Scripps Institution for Biological Research laboratories. Report indicates that some collecting was done in area of La Jolla, California.

Date Range

1918

Start Date

1918

End Date

1918

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Spiny lobster industry
  • Crustacea

Place

  • California
  • La Jolla Bay

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

3 letters

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 76 Folder 11