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Creator

Hutchins, Louis W. 1916-1957

Alternate Title

United States Navy Buoy Fouling Survey, 1943-1947, progress reports, general directions to field workers, and research data

Abstract

The research data documents Louis Hutchins' participation in United States Navy Buoy Fouling Survey, 1943-1947. Data lists measurements of mussel samples from buoys, listed in lettered (B1 - B71) series and headed with buoy number and lists sample number, length, width, height, number, and averages. Some list totals for quantity of mussels. According to files in prior folder indicates that data for the Survey was collected in waters off the coast of New England; Mid-Atlantic; coast of New York, Florida, San Diego, Texas; Panama; Bahamas; and Newfoundland.

Date Range

1943-1947

Start Date

1943

End Date

1947

Access Information

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Topic

Invertebrates

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007248

Collection name

Louis W. Hutchins Papers, circa 1939-1957 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 50