Grampus, 3 volumes of field notes of William W. Welsh, 1915-1917, part 3 : 1916-1917

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Abstract

This volume is W.W. Welsh's journal of travel and field research activities on the vessel Grampus from 24 October 1916 to 4 April 1917. The main cruise documented in this volume left Gloucester [Massachusetts] on 8 November 1916 and headed south, making stations in the Atlantic Ocean off of the east coast of the United States and the Gulf of Mexico. Station numbers recorded from aboard the Grampus span from approximately 10399 to 10487. The Grampus was in port at numerous locations along the way, where Welsh had the opportunity to get information from local fishermen. Much of the catch was made by shrimp trawl, particularly in the Gulf of Mexico.

Date Range

1916-1917

Start Date

Oct 24, 1916

End Date

Apr 04, 1917

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Fishes at (301) 238-1736 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Fishery sciences
  • Ichthyology

Place

  • United States
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Mexico, Gulf of

Form/Genre

  • 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

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Fishes