Field notes of Longley : volume 3 Tortugas, 1922-1925

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This volume contains field notes taken during the summers of 1913, 1914, and 1915 in Florida and Puerto Rico. Notes document fish and other marine life (examples include squid, shrimp, and jelly fish) collected. Measurements, data tables, stomach contents, notes on and notes on experiments are also included. Typed index of specimens is included in the front of the volume. Localities include but are not limited to Tortugas, Sand Key, and Puerto Rico. "Notes upon the significance of bright colors of tropical reef fish, May 27, 1913" included.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 06, 1913

End Date

Jul 31, 1915

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  • Sand Key
  • Dry Tortugas
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States
  • Florida


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007223

Collection name

William Harding Longley papers, 1892-1904, 1913-1935 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 Folder 3