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Abstract

These materials document dredging, trawling, and hydrographic readings completed by the Bureau of Fisheries from 1888-1906. Includes materials for most of those years. There is a map of hydrographic readings off the coast of Long Island in 1883; four page journal from July 1896 in Alaska with daily information about position, weather, and activities; meteorological records for 1888; meteorological and cruising records for 1895 in Alaska; results of trawling hauls (Santa Catalina Island and Monterey Bay,California; Flattery Bank, Washington) that include station number, listing type and quantity of specimens; report of dredging work by Dr. Kofold with date, method of collecting, water type, observed and collected flora and fauna; and meteorological records for 1905.

Date Range

1883-1906

Start Date

1883

End Date

1906

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Ichthyology
  • Fishing industry

Place

  • United States
  • Long Island
  • Alaska
  • Unalaska
  • Santa Catalina Island
  • Monterey Bay
  • California
  • Flattery, Cape
  • Washington

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007438

Collection name

United States Bureau of Fisheries, Records, circa 1883-1915

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 6