2311 to 2386, hyd 562 to hyd 589

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Abstract

Original logbook of the Albatross covering station numbers D2311-D2386 and H562-H589, recorded 5 January to 4 March 1885. Data recorded include station number (no.), date, machine, turns, correction, depth, shot or lead, bottom, bottom temperature, number of thermometer, correction, corrected temperature, air temperature, surface temperature, drift, trawl or dredge, sounding wire readings, dredge rope readings, serial temperatures, and general remarks. Remarks often include a list of the type of specimens caught including fish, mollusks, and other marine life. Localities are not listed in this volume, but they were likely traveling from Washington, D. C. to Pensacola, Florida, and New Orleans, Louisiana (based on the history of the ship's activities).

Date Range

1885

Start Date

Jan 05, 1885

End Date

Mar 04, 1885

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks

Accession #

SIA RU007184

Collection name

United States Bureau of Fisheries, Records, circa 1877-1948

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 1