Notes on fishes collected by the United States-Mexican Boundary Survey, undated

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This item contains a few pages of notes taken by John H. Clark (J. H. Clark) on the Texas trout, "buffalo fish", gila trout, cat fish, and other types of fish found in the Comanche Springs, Leon Springs, and "Escondida" Springs (possibly Ojo Escondida). Also included are a few pages of notes on the vegetation and landscape of localities in Madagascar (particularly en route to Fort Dauphin, currently Faradofay) taken by an unknown author. All notes are undated, but notes by Clark are presumably from Clark's work during the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey. Dates are questionably between the 1840s and 1850s.

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  • Faradofay
  • United States
  • Texas
  • Leon Springs
  • Comanche Springs
  • Madagascar


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007220

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), collected notes, lists, catalogs, illustrations, and records on fishes, circa 1835-1974 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 2