2654 to 2696, 1000 to 1059

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Abstract

Original logbook of the Albatross covering station numbers 2654 to 2696, 1000 to 1059, recorded 1 May to 12 August 1886. 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. A list of abbreviations is pasted to the title page. Remarks sometimes record types of specimens caught (e.g. fish, mollusks, coral, sea urchins, squids, crustaceans). Localities are not listed in this volume, but they were possibly traveling in the Bahamas in the earlier part of 1886 (based on the history of the ship's activities).

Date Range

1886

Start Date

May 01, 1886

End Date

Aug 12, 1886

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology

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 8